Chinese Martial Studies
Kung Fu Tea, discusses all aspects of Chinese Martial Studies. Many of the posts focus on the academic study of the Chinese martial arts, but occasionally they delve into lighter topics like current events, movies or martial arts in the news and other areas of interest to students of the martial studies.
- Tools of the Trade: The Use of Firearms and Traditional Weapons among the Tongs of San Francisco, 1877-1878.
- David Palmer on writing better martial arts history and understanding the sources of “Qi Cultivation” in modern Chinese popular culture.
- Old or New? The Miaodao and Invention in Chinese Martial Arts
- Bruce Lee, Globalization and the Case of Wing Chun: Why do Some Chinese Martial Arts Grow?
- What Can the Opera Rebellion Teach us about the Social Toleration of Violence (and the Martial Arts) in Late Imperial China?
- Qilin Dancing During the Lunar New Year and Southern Chinese Martial Culture.
- The Boxer Rebellion and the First Martial Arts Films
- Through a Lens Darkly (7): Selling Swords and Printed Martial Arts Training Manuals in a 19th century Guangzhou Market.
- Lau Bun-A Kung Fu Pioneer in America
- Ritual, Tradition and Memory in Singapore’s Chinese Martial Arts Community
- An Updated and Revised Social History of the Hudiedao (Butterfly Swords)
- Yim Wing Chun and Gender: the Stories of Ip Man and Yuen Woo Ping in a Comparative Perspective
- Collecting Chinese Swords and other Weapons in late 19th Century Xiamen (Amoy)
- Inventing MMA: Martial Arts Between Culture, Media and Sport
- Chinese Martial Arts in the News: Jan 11, 2020: Taky Kimura, Shaolin and Martial Arts Studies