Ron Tisdale wrote:
Thanks Don! Should be required reading...
Here's the TOC, fwiw. Someone over at e-Budo asked for it and the book seems to remain in relative obscurity on the web as yet, so I typed it out:
20th Cent. Budo and Mystic Experience
Research of Miyamoto Mushashi's Gorin no sho: From the Perspective of Jpn Intellectual History
William H. bodiford
Zen and Japanese Swordsmanship Reconsidered
Ken-Zen-Sho: An Analysis of Swordsmanship, Zen, and Calligraphy and their Relevance Today
Cultural Friction in Budo
From "Jutsu" to "Do": The Birth of Kodokan Judo
Budo as a Concept: An Analysis of Budo's Characteristics
Confusion in the Concept of Budo in S. Korean Society
The Culture of "Bu"
What Should be Taught Through Budo?
Inter-connectedness of Waza and Mind
The Promotion of Budo for the Disabled
Budo in the Physical Education Curriculum of Jpn Schools
Duncan Robert Mark
Budo & Education
Off the Warpath: Military Science & Budo in the Evolution of Ryuha Bugei
Richard Schmidt and George R. Bristol
The Influence of the Japanese Martial Disciplines on the Dev't of the US Marine Corps MA Program
Thinking Differently about the Teaching of Judo in Japan
Raymond P. Ambrosi
Folk MA and Ritual: Continuity through Economic Change
Kendo or Kumdo: The Internationalization of Kendo and the Olympic Problem
Tilting at Windmils: Observations on the Complexities in Transmission of the Koryu Bujutsu in Japan and the US
Budo's Potential for Peace: Breaking Down Barriers in the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict
The Paradox of "Judo as an Olympic Sport" and "Judo as Tradition"
The Role of Judo in an Age of Internationalization