In the history culture of martial arts, especially in post-colonial societies, myth-making, tied to national identity formation, creates a veil on the past.
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The Kali Controversy: Public History in Unusual Places
Many of the debates we have over public history deal with ‘serious’ topics. Public history has a much wider ambit than this, and sometimes appears in unusual places. One such unusual venue is the martial arts.