This two-volume anthology brings together a great collection of writings by authors who dove into the deepest realms of Indo-Malay combatives. They offer readers a rare viewing of martial traditions that is usually hidden behind social shrouds of secrecy and a clannish quest to preserve their own martial art.
Indo-Malay Martial Traditions: Aesthetics, Mysticism & Combatives, Vol. 1
- What is Kuntao? Cultural Marginality in the Indo-Malay Martial Arts Tradition, by Philip H.J. Davies, Ph.D.
- Chasing the Magic: Mysticism and the Martial Arts on the Island of Java, by James Wilson, J.D., Dip. Ac./Lic. Ac.
- Silat Kebatinan as an Expression of Mysticism and Martial Culture in Southeast Asia, by Mark V. Wiley, B.A.
- The Pauleh Tinggi Ceremony in West Sumatra: Martial Arts, Magic, and Male Bonding, by Kirstin Pauka, Ph.D.
6" x 9" paperback, 105 pages, 47 illustrations. eBOOK AVAILABLE from Kindle, iTunes, Nook, and Kobo.