Self-Defense for Gentlemen and Ladies: A Nineteenth-Century Treatise on Boxing, Kicking, Grappling, and Fencing with the Cane and Quarterstaff

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Product Details

Price
$14.95
Publisher
Blue Snake Books
Publish Date
Pages
216
Dimensions
5.7 X 7.7 X 0.9 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781583948682

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About the Author

BEN MILLER is an award-winning filmmaker and author. He is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, was the winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Grant for screenwriting, and has worked for legends such as Martin Scorsese and Roger Corman. He was the producer of the film Rage and Discipline, about pugilists in New York City. Miller's movies have appeared on Walt Disney Video, Sony Video, BET, HBO, Cinemax, and the Encore Channel. He currently serves as chef de salle at the Martinez Academy of Arms, one of the last schools in the world still teaching an authentic living tradition of classical fencing. He is active in the Association of Historical Fencing, and has written several articles for them focusing on the fencing and dueling of the American colonial period.

Reviews

"This is not just another 'martial arts how-to book' but a gem of historical literature on physical fitness and methods of self-defense."--Maestro Ramon Martinez, Martinez Academy of Arms