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Enskilment into the environment: the Yijin jing worlds of jin and qi

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The Yiji jing 易筋經 (The Canon for Supple Sinews) of 1624 describes martial training currently practiced, particularly in Chinese communities. This article compares two forms that the two co-authors learnt in different places: Singapore and Kunming in the People's Republic of China. One form is known as the Hong Fist (hongguan洪拳) version of the Yijin jing, the other was taught as a form of qigong 氣功. This article focuses on the training of the authors in their respective practice. It demonstrat...

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Accepted Manuscript

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Green Templeton College
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Publisher:
Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte Publisher's website
Journal:
Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte : Preprint Journal website
Issue:
Preprint 486
Publication date:
2016-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-12-05
ISSN:
0948-9444
Pubs id:
pubs:666086
URN:
uri:4bc203d2-60a6-4b4f-9fdc-99af9d3f8380
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uuid:4bc203d2-60a6-4b4f-9fdc-99af9d3f8380
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pubs:666086
Paper number:
Preprint 486

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