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By Richard Bowen

Charting its origins in Japan and following its improvement through the West, a hundred Years of Judo in nice Britain is a charming tale that hyperlinks this renowned martial paintings with the cultures and philosophical beliefs that spawned it. essentially a labour of affection, Richard Bowen's soaking up account of the evolution of judo, expertly publications us via its complicated and multi-layered historical past. it is a well-written, instructive and engaging exploration of this old artwork and its upward thrust and improvement in Britain and the remainder of the world.

Anyone who knew Richard Bowen knew that judo was once his existence. His wisdom of judo, in either the historic and the technical senses, used to be unheard of during this state, and i am yes that he was once one of many best gurus globally.
These volumes are the end result of many years of meticulous learn, and the distillation of a mountain of fabric accumulated from many sources.
Informative, yet faraway from uninteresting, those books could be of curiosity to a person that has a deeper curiosity in Judo and desires to understand extra concerning the improvement of the game during this country.
Mr Bowen died on Monday twenty fourth January 2005, and his passing used to be a good loss to the judo world.

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