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By Richard Bowen

Charting its origins in Japan and following its improvement in the course of the West, a hundred Years of Judo in nice Britain is a charming tale that hyperlinks this well known martial paintings with the cultures and philosophical beliefs that spawned it. in actual fact a labour of affection, Richard Bowen's soaking up account of the evolution of judo, expertly publications us via its advanced and multi-layered heritage. this can be a well-written, instructive and interesting exploration of this historical artwork and its upward thrust and improvement in Britain and the remainder of the world.

Anyone who knew Richard Bowen knew that judo used to be his existence. His wisdom of judo, in either the historic and the technical senses, used to be remarkable during this nation, and i am yes that he used to be one of many most sensible gurus globally.
These volumes are the fruits of many years of meticulous study, and the distillation of a mountain of fabric amassed from many sources.
Informative, yet faraway from boring, those books could be of curiosity to somebody that has a deeper curiosity in Judo and needs to grasp extra in regards to the improvement of the game during this country.
Mr Bowen died on Monday twenty fourth January 2005, and his passing used to be a very good loss to the judo world.

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