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The philosophy of Tai chi chuan

Freya Boedicker

The philosophy of Tai chi chuan

wisdom from Confucius, Lao Tzu, and other great thinkers

by Freya Boedicker

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Published by Blue Snake Books in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Chinese -- To 221 B.C,
  • Tai chi

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWisdom from Confucius, Lao Tzu, and other great thinkers
    StatementFreya and Martin Boedicker.
    ContributionsBoedicker, Martin, 1965-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB126 .B55 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22515139M
    ISBN 109781583942635
    LC Control Number2008038862
    OCLC/WorldCa236352393


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