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Physical Culture and Self Defense By Robert Fitzsimmons
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Born June 4, 1862, Robert Fitzsimmons began boxing first as an amateur in New Zealand and Australia, defeating four men in his debut. He quickly transitioned to professional and in the late 19th... More > Century met and defeated numerous well known champions of the day including Dempsey, Maher, Hall, Creedon, Corbett, Ruhlin, Sharkey, "and others of like note..." retaining and defending the Heavy-Weight title until June 9, 1899. In retired life, Fitzsimmons taught Boxing, Self-Defense, and Physical Fitness, then known as "Physical Culture." In 1901, he published his Fitness and Boxing manual titled "Physical Culture and Self Defense" which included material from earlier articles he had written. This book is a faithful retranscription by Kirk Lawson of the original text. Special attention has been given to recreating the look and feel of the original document, including similar fonts, the preservation of spelling, hyphenation, and intentionally blank pages.< Less
Physical Culture and Self Defense By Robert Fitzsimmons
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Born June 4, 1862, Robert Fitzsimmons began boxing first as an amateur in New Zealand and Australia, defeating four men in his debut. He quickly transitioned to professional and in the late 19th... More > Century met and defeated numerous well known champions of the day including Dempsey, Maher, Hall, Creedon, Corbett, Ruhlin, Sharkey, "and others of like note..." retaining and defending the Heavy-Weight title until June 9, 1899. In retired life, Fitzsimmons taught Boxing, Self-Defense, and Physical Fitness, then known as "Physical Culture." In 1901, he published his Fitness and Boxing manual titled "Physical Culture and Self Defense" which included material from earlier articles he had written. This book is a faithful retranscription by Kirk Lawson of the original text. Special attention has been given to recreating the look and feel of the original document, including similar fonts, the preservation of spelling, hyphenation, and intentionally blank pages.< Less
WILLS Physical Culture Cigarette Cards By WILLS Cigarette Cards
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This is a book based reproduction, from the originals, of a 1914 set of Cigarette Cards covering Physical Culture: * Home Exercises * Scarf & Towel * Dumb-bell * Indian club * Vaulting-bar *... More > Horizontal Bar * Parallel Bar * Rope-Climbing * Ring Exercises< Less
Lessons In Wrestling and Physical Culture: Illustrated By Martin Farmer Burns
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Lessons In Wrestling and Physical Culture: Illustrated, by Martin "Farmer" Burns. This is the complete course all twelve lessons in six books. The original Farmer Burns, the best known,... More > and most scientific wrestler that ever lived, trainer and manager of the marvelous and undefeated World's Champion Frank Gotch, will teach you at home, all the science, holds, breaks, defenses, and tricks of the wonderful art of Wrestling and Self Defense. This incredible course, divided into twelve different lessons, is a literal gold mine of information on catch wrestling; including throws, pinning and submission holds. In his later years he ran a gym to train young athletes, and he also created his own custom mail order physical education course, which is where this exercise is derived. Learn to train these Ignored Muscles. What this exercise does is train two ignored groups of muscles of the midsection, the transverses abdominus and internal obliques.< Less
Physical Energy By Billy Wells
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In 1923 "Bombardier" Billy Wells, wrote "Physical Energy." Inside, Wells, 8 time British Champion, describes his method of Physical Culture using Boxing. In it, he builds his... More > case for why it is superior to previous methods of Physical Culture, explaining that the primary ingredient of health is "nervous energy," describeing how lack of "nervous energy" due to ineffective, or outdated Physical Culture methods allow illnesses ranging from anemia, to "Incipient Tuberculosis." All of which, and more, may be cured by his method. Further, use of his method will promote intelligence, due to the fact that "nerve energy" is a primary component of intellect and creativity. The original book is intended for an upscale audience with heavy weight, high rag, paper and artist attributed photos of the Wells himself posing in the manner of a greek god, in the buff, complete with a fig leaf. This book offers an absolutely fascinating and priceless look at theories of health and fitness in the early 1920's.< Less
Physical Energy By Billy Wells
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In 1923 "Bombardier" Billy Wells, wrote "Physical Energy." Inside, Wells, 8 time British Champion, describes his method of Physical Culture using Boxing. In it, he builds his... More > case for why it is superior to previous methods of Physical Culture, explaining that the primary ingredient of health is "nervous energy," describeing how lack of "nervous energy" due to ineffective, or outdated Physical Culture methods allow illnesses ranging from anemia, to "Incipient Tuberculosis." All of which, and more, may be cured by his method. Further, use of his method will promote intelligence, due to the fact that "nerve energy" is a primary component of intellect and creativity. The original book is intended for an upscale audience with heavy weight, high rag, paper and artist attributed photos of the Wells himself posing in the manner of a greek god, in the buff, complete with a fig leaf. This book offers an absolutely fascinating and priceless look at theories of health and fitness in the early 1920's.< Less
The Identification of Hakka Cultural Markers By Grace E. Wright
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The Hakka are a minority group living in China since at least 249 B.C. The guest people are not physically different but they have cultural markers that separate them from the majority Han Chinese... More > Group. This book separates actual cultural markers from ethnic stereotypes. This edition has color photographs of Hakka architecture.< Less
The Identification of Hakka Cultural Markers By Grace E. Wright
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The Hakka are a minority group living in China since at least 249 B.C. The guest people are not physically different but they have cultural markers that separate them from the majority Han Chinese... More > Group. This book separates actual cultural markers from ethnic stereotypes. This edition has color photographs of Hakka architecture.< Less
Brattleboro: An Atlas of Cultural Assets By Willie Gregg, Olivia Loughrey, Kimberly Smith
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Maps are a tool for exploration of realms both physical and conceptual. Brattleboro: An Atas of Cultural Assets explores the life of an arts community by mapping the cultural assets of the... More > town—the people, places, and organizations that support art and creativity. ¬ is journey into cultural cartography employs narratives and colorful imagery to illustrate the richness of a community imbued with creative energy. Moving beyond the two-dimensional geography of a standard atlas, these maps reveal the complexity of an evolving cultural ecology, o ering new ways of seeing and understanding the Brattleboro arts scene.< Less
Culture Field Guide By Art Zeile
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HOSTING builds and operates high-performance clouds for business-critical applications. As an IaaS provider – and via our industry-leading cloud infrastructure (per Cloud Spectator) – we... More > offer managed cloud services from six geographically dispersed data centers strategically located in Newark, DE; Louisville, KY; Denver; Dallas; San Francisco; and Irvine. We provide managed cloud services to over 4,000 customers via more than 11,000 physical and virtual machines (VMs). Our solutions and services help mid-size enterprises find the right balance between cost and service in the cloud. HOSTING's culture is focused on providing the best possible customer experience!< Less