An Introduction to Karate-do

  • Sample pages from Mabuni Kenwa and Nakasone Genwa's 'An Introduction to Karate-do'.
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Karate & Intoxication Kuroda Gentaro

  • Originally published in the December, 1921 edition of "The Journal of Statistics" No. 428. The article outlines ten years of statistical data (1911 to 1920) on the use of Karate and Karate-like methods in individuals convicted of assault, manslaughter, attempted murder, or murder. The article provides a unique view of life, Karate, and criminal justice on Okinawa in the early 20th century. (7 pages; 8 tables)

The Armed Ryukyu Yokoyama Kendo

  • Originally published in “Satsuma & Ryukyu” by Yokoyama Kendo. Tokyo: Chuo Shoin, 1914, pp. 190-217. The book is a collection of essays by different authors on a variety of topics ranging from history, customs, manners, geography, etc., with a particular emphasis on the relationship between Ryukyu and Satsuma, and Japan in general. This chapter outlines observations about Karate and the idea of Okinawa being perceived as a country that "does not know war". (17 pages, 7 photos).