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Reference and Reading

Korean History

A New History of Korea (Ki-baik Lee) University Of London.

Korean Shamanism: The Cultural Paradox (Vitality of Indigenous Religions Series) Chungho Kim.

Sources of Korean Tradition, Volume 1 (Peter H. Lee and William Theodore de Bary, editors) Columbia University Press.

Korea Old and New: a History (Eckert, Lee, Lew, Robinson, Wagner, et. al.) Korea Institute, Harvard University Press, 1990.

The Art of Zen Sword: the History of Shim Gum Do (Chang Sik Kim and Maria Kim) American Buddhist Shim Gum Do Association, 1985.

The Sword of No-Sword: Life of the Master Warrior Tesshu (John Stevens).

Korean and Japanese Weapon Martial Arts

The Fighting Weapons of Korean Martial Arts (In Hyuk Suh and Jane Hallander) Unique Publications, 1988.

Muye Dobo Tongji: The Comprehensive Illustrated Manual of Martial Arts of Ancient Korea (written by Yi Duk-moo and Park Je-ga; Sang H. Kim, PhD, translator) 2000.

Koryu Bujutsu: Classical Warrior Traditions of Japan (Diane Skoss, editor) Koryu Books, 1995.

Martial Philosophy and Zen

The Book of Five Rings (Miyamoto Musashi, Cleary trans.).

The Art of War (Sun Tzu, Cleary trans.).

Tea Life, Tea Mind (Soshitsu Sen XV).

One Arrow, One Life (Kushner).

Zen in the Art of Archery (Eugene Herrigel).