Publisher: Bess Pr Inc (June 1997)
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Sumo, Japan's nationwide game, comprises components of Shinto ritual, chinese language Confucianism, and court docket pageantry of the Heian interval. It keeps traditions of the samurai martIal arts and has tailored to 'TV pageantry.' those components make it the most fascinating and, whilst, such a lot not easy spectator activities. How have you learnt while the sumotori will really conflict? what's the referee yelling? What do the passing of water to the subsequent combatant, the throwing of salt, and the staring and obvious suggest? the basic advisor to Sumo explains those and different mysteries in cross-referenced jap and English glossaries of over 500 phrases. extra assistance is supplied in sections that team phrases by way of classification, supply good addresses and chanko nabe recipes, and clarify the . photos and line drawings illustrate some of the phrases, and a bibliography presents resources for additional studying.