Digital List Price: $26.95
Kindle Price: $14.55

Save $12.40 (46%)

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Buy for others

Give as a gift or purchase for a team or group. Learn more

Buying and sending eBooks to others


Select quantity
Buy and send eBooks
Recipients can read on any device

Additional gift options are available when buying one eBook at a time. Learn more


These ebooks can only be redeemed by recipients in the US. Redemption links and eBooks cannot be resold.

Quantity:
This item has a maximum order quantity limit.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Kindle App Ad
The Creation of Wing Chun: A Social History of the Southern Chinese Martial Arts by [Judkins, Benjamin N., Nielson, Jon]

The Creation of Wing Chun: A Social History of the Southern Chinese Martial Arts Kindle Edition

4.6 out of 5 stars 13 customer reviews

See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$14.55

Kindle Feature Spotlight

CLOSE

Length: 364 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled
  • Due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download

Try Kindle Countdown Deals
Explore limited-time discounted eBooks. Learn more.
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Try Kindle Countdown Deals
Explore limited-time discounted eBooks. Learn more.

Editorial Reviews

Review

“…outstanding … There is no substitute for reading this wonderful book. It is a treasure trove of insightful information on Wing Chun, martial arts, modern Chinese history, and modern Chinese culture. It is also a great micro-history of a particular physical practice, and a great local history of Hong Kong.” ― Journal of Chinese Military History

“Martial arts was scorned by traditional Chinese literati, ignored by Western historians, and predicted to go extinct by Western and Chinese modernizers. However, as this book brilliantly demonstrates, late imperial and twentieth century Chinese history cannot be properly understood without it … Wing Chun students will see the most definitive exposition of the roots of their art, historians will see twentieth-century China through a new lens, and martial arts studies scholars will see a high water mark and model in their field.” ― Martial Arts Studies

The Creation of Wing Chun is a fascinating read and a book that I highly recommend to all Wing Chun students.” ― Tony Massengill, Wing Chun Illustrated

About the Author

Benjamin N. Judkins holds a doctoral degree in political science from Columbia University.

Jon Nielson is chief instructor at Wing Chun Hall in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Product details

  • File Size: 24563 KB
  • Print Length: 364 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 143845693X
  • Publisher: SUNY Press; Reprint edition (July 16, 2015)
  • Publication Date: July 16, 2015
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B011VUM28A
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #860,685 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


13 customer reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Showing 1-7 of 13 reviews

September 21, 2015
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase
17 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
October 12, 2015
Format: HardcoverVerified Purchase
17 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
March 22, 2017
Format: PaperbackVerified Purchase
4 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
May 21, 2017
Format: PaperbackVerified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
December 18, 2017
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase
September 16, 2017
Format: HardcoverVerified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
August 12, 2018
Format: HardcoverVerified Purchase

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

The Creation of Wing Chun: A Social History of the Southern Chinese Martial Arts
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: The Creation of Wing Chun: A Social History of the Southern Chinese Martial Arts