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  • FJ Norman's The Fighting Man of Japan


    By F.J. Norman
    First printed in 1905
    Introduction by Alex Bennett


    Softcover, 110 pp

    Former British Army cavalryman F.J. Norman found himself in Japan in 1888, where he taught at the Naval academy in Etajima. Surprisingly open-minded for a man of his age, he threw himself into the study of ju-jutsu and kenjutsu, which along with sumo and Japanese military history, form the basis of this short volume.

    It serves as a historical record opening an interesting window on an age when kendo and judo were still in their formative stages.


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      By F.J. Norman
      First printed in 1905
      Introduction by Alex Bennett


      Softcover, 110 pp

      Former British Army cavalryman F.J. Norman found himself in Japan in 1888, where he taught at the Naval academy in Etajima. Surprisingly open-minded for a man of his age, he threw himself into the study of ju-jutsu and kenjutsu, which along with sumo and Japanese military history, form the basis of this short volume.

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