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From Lee to Li An A-Z Guide of Martial Arts Heroes by Ben Stevens
  

From Lee to Li An A-Z Guide of Martial Arts Heroes

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From Lee to Li An A-Z Guide of Martial Arts Heroes by Ben Stevens

An A-Z guide to martial arts heroes Who gave Bruce Lee advice on kicking and taught Muhammad Ali how to punch? Which Welshman is revered in Japan as a karate expert, novelist and environmentalist? On which film did Jackie Chan fracture his skull and almost lose his life? All these questions and more are answered in From Lee To Li.Ben Stevens, a lifelong martial arts fan, has compiled a quirky and informative guide to the giants of martial arts history. From Bruce Lee to Jet Li, from Neil Adams to Donnie Yen with Jackie Chan, Chuck Norris, Tony Jaa, Brian Jacks and plenty more in between. Covering popular forms such as judo and kung fu right through to lesser-known arts like hapkido and iaido, From Lee To Li is a guide for enthusiasts of martial arts sports and kung fu movies alike and is probably the only A-Z to feature monks alongside movie stars and Olympic athletes.

About the Author

Ben Stevens splits his year between homes in Japan and London. He has been fascinated with Far Eastern culture all his life and his second book, A Gaijin's Guide To Japan, follows in summer 2009.

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Book Info

Publication date

5th February 2009

Author

Ben Stevens

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Publisher

The Friday Project Limited an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
208 pages

Categories

Oriental martial arts

ISBN

9781906321864

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