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Sam Masich Internal Arts Library Project • Wish List

Here is a list of books and other resources that will help to improve the library.
Where possible, a link has been provided to Amazon or other on-line sellers.
(••• higher priority)

(below $70)

••• Taijiquan and the Search for the Little Old Chinese Man (Adam Frank)
••• Taijiquan: The Art of Nurturing, The Science of Power (Yang Yang)
••• The Book of Not Knowing: Exploring the True Nature of Self, Mind, and Consciousness (Peter Ralston)
•• The Gold Pavilion: Taoist Ways to Peace, Healing, and Long Life (Michael R. Saso)
••• Title Index to Daoist Collections (Louis Komjathy)
•• Chinese Tai Chi Chuan Practitioners: (Zhang Sanfeng, Cheng Man-Ch'ing, Yang Lu-Ch'an, Chen Fake, Ed Young, Wu Chien-Ch'uan, Yang Zhenduo)
•• Li, Qi and Shu: An Introduction to Science and Civilization in China (Ho Peng Yoke)
•• Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine (Harriet Beinfield)
•• Facets of Taoism: Essays in Chinese Religion (Holmes Welch, Anna Seidel)
•• The History of Taoism (Seidel, Schipper, Robinet...)
•• Color Atlas of Acupuncture: Body Points, Ear Points, Trigger Points (Hans-Ulrich Hecker)
•• Dragon and Tiger Medical Qigong: A Miracle Health System for Developing Chi (Bruce Frantzis)
•• T'ai Chi Weapons: Weapons of Primordial Pugilism (Tseng Ju-Pai)
•• Primordial Pugilism: Tai Chi Chuan (Tseng Ju-Pai)
•• Traditional Sun Style Taijiquan (Tim Cartmell, Troyce Thome)
•• The Art of Western Tai Chi Ch'uan: The Supreme Ultimate & Sweet Science Of Boxing With 10 Limbs (Gurjot K. Singh)
•• The Philosophy of Tai Chi Chuan: Wisdom from Confucius, Lao Tzu, and Other Great Thinkers  (Freya Boedicker)
•• History of Religions, An International Journal for Comparative Historical Studies (Symposium on Taoism: Six Essays, Volume 9, Numbers 2 & 3, November 1969/February 1970)
•• Practical Tai Chi Student's Handbook (Kie Brooks)
•• Tai Chi Chuan - It's Effects & Practical Applications (Yearning K. Chen)
•• Introduction to Classical Yang Tai Chi Chuan (Peter Newton)
•• Chen Pan-ling's Original Tai Chi Chuan Textbook (Chen Pan-ling, Y. W. Chang)
•• The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance (Josh Waitzkin)
• Mastering Chi: Strength From Movement (Hua Ching Ni)
• Uncovering The Treasure: Classical Tai Chi's Path to Internal Energy & Health (Stephen Hwa)
• Tai Chi 42 Sword Forms (Dr. Paul Lam)
• Taste of Tai Chi (Bow-Sim Mark)
• Kung Fu and Tai Chi (The Child's World of Sports-Martial Arts) (Ann Heinrichs)
• Tai Chi Morning: Snapshots of China (Nikki Grimes, Ed Young)
• Yin-Yang in Tai-Chi Chuan and Daily Life (Simmone Kuo)
• Shao-Lin Chuan: The Rhythm and Power of Tan-Tui (Simmone Kuo)
• Tai Chi Chuan: Yin and Yang, Chen Style Tai Chi Chuan, Taoist Tai Chi, Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan, Lee Style Tai Chi Chuan, Jian, Dao
• Contemporary Wushu: Tai Chi Chuan, Xingyiquan, Wushu, Wushu Tournament Beijing 2008, Dao, Sanshou, Wushu at the 2005 Southeast Asian Games
• Traditional Chinese Medicine: Wu Xing, Tai chi chuan, Cinnabar, Acupuncture, Chinese food therapy, Snake oil, Qigong, Chinese herbology
• Martial Arts Magazines: Tae Kwon Do Times, Eurosport Fight Club, Gracie Magazine, Black Belt, Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Kung Fu Tai Chi
• Tai-Chi-Chuan: Yangjia Michuan Taiji Quan, Tai-Chi Style Yang, Tai-Chi-Chuan Style Yang Famille Tung, Daoyin Yangsheng Gong, Tai-Chi Style Chen (French Edition)
• Neijia: Tai Chi Chuan
• Chi: Discovering Your Life Energy (by Waysun Liao)
• Chi: How to Feel Your Life Energy (Waysun Liao)
• Mind, Body and Spirit: Complete Health and Well-being with Tai Chi (Donald Kerr)
• Return to Stillness: Twenty Years with a Tai Chi Master (Trevor Carolan)
• Tai Chi: Health for Life (Bruce Frantzis)
• The Tai Chi Two-Person Dance: Tai Chi with a Partner (Jonathan Russell, T.T. Liang)
• WUTAN Tai Chi Chuan (Cheng Tin Hung, Dan Docherty)
• The Practice of Wudang Tai Chi Chuan: Hand form, Pushing Hands Applications (Ian Cameron)
• T'ai Chi for Liberation (John P. Milton)
• Tui Shou-San Shou: The Fundamentals of the Fighting Art of Taijiquan (Carl Burgess)
• The Push Hands Workbook: T'ai Chi Partner Movements (Nando Raynolds)
• Tai Ji Quan: Theory, Practice & Fighting Methods (Peter Jaw)
• Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan: Ancient Chinese Way to Health (Wen Zee, Andrew Weil)
• Tai Chi Beginning: A Complete Workout Reference for Beginners (Wen-Ching Wu, Denise Breiter-Wu)
• T'ai Chi, the Sacred Way (Daniel Lally)
• Bagua Daoyin: A Unique Branch of Daoist Learning-a Secret Skill of the Palace (He Jinghan)
• World Tai Chi and Qigong Day (Lambert M. Surhone)
• Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan (Lambert M. Surhone)
• Yang Jun - Tai Chi Chuan (Lambert M. Surhone)
• The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Martial Arts, Tai Chi and Aikido (Goodman. Popovic, Brady)
• String of Pearls (Ray Hayward, Joanne Von Blon)
• Tai chi chuan: Tai chi chuan, Chinese martial arts, Asahi Health, Qigong, International Kung Fu Federation, Kinesiotherapy, Lee style tai chi chuan, List of tai chi chuan forms, Liuhebafa (Frederic P. Miller)
• Exploring Tai Chi: Contemporary Views on an Ancient Art (John Loupos)
• Seeing beyond the Tai Chi Footprint: Sixteen Essential Principles (Huan Zhang)
• Tai Chi Dynamics: Principles of Natural Movement, Health & Self-Development (Robert Chuckrow)
• Tai Chi Comics (Santanu Rahman)
• The Quantum Tai Chi (Gauge Theory: The Dance Of Mind Over Matter (P. Stephen Petersen)
• Wu Chi, Tai Chi: The Way of the Tai Chi Person (John Lash)
• Looking Through The Eyes Of Nature; A T'ai Chi Player's Guide To The Way Things Are (Max Wright)
• Space-Gods and the Tai-Chi Master (Daumants Prieditis)
• The Yin of Tai-Chi: Tao, Tai-Chi & The Mysterious Female (John Lash)
• The Art Of Taoist Tai Chi: Cultivating Mind And Body - L'art Du Tai Chi Taoiste: Pour Dιvelopper Le Corps Et L'esprit. [Spiral-bound] (John Panter & Moy Lin-shin)
• Tan Tien Chi Kung: Foundational Exercises for Empty Force and Perineum Power (Mantak Chia)
• The Art of Tai Chi vs The Art of War The Way to Health vs The Way of War: How to Develop Your Own Tai Chi Style (John K.H. Kong)
• Therapeutic Tai Chi: My Journey with Multiple Sclerosis My Path with Tai Chi (Gary F. Paruszkiewicz)
• Health Recovery: The Taoist Tai Chi Way (Rod Giblett)
• Tai-Chi Life Training Program (Drs. John & Janet Garrett)
• Cultivating Qi: An Introduction to Chinese Body-Mind Energetics (Jun Wang Ph.D.)
• Spiritual Odyssey: Selected Writings of Justin F. Stone, 1985-1997
• Tai Chi: In the Classroom and Beyond (Duane Crider, John Kerecz)
• The Tai Chi World of Suzy Chan (Suzy Chan)
• Taoist Tai Chi for Special Needs: Adapted Exercises for Improved Health and Relaxation
• Tai Chi (Ronnie Robinson)
• The Ineffable Explosive Force Of Taiji (Willard J. Lamb)
• Taiji's Perfect Force: Hua Jing (Willard J. Lamb)
• The Shaolin Grandmasters' Text: History, Philosophy, and Gung Fu of Shaolin Ch'an
• The Shaolin Monastery: History, Religion, and the Chinese Martial Arts (Meir Shahar)
• Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi and QiGong (Bill Douglas)
• T'ai Chi for Dummies (Therese Iknoian)

(above $70)

••• Daoist Rituals, State Religion, and Popular Practices: Zhenwu Worship from Song to Ming (Shin-Yi Chao)
••• Sources of Chinese Tradition vol. 2
•• Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text (Chen Chiu Hseuh)
•• A Manual of Acupuncture (Peter Deadman)
• Science and Civilization in China
• The Cambridge History of China
• Chinese Mathematical Astrology: Reaching Out to the Stars (Ho Peng Yoke)
•• Dictionary of Ming biography vol. 1 & 2
• Eminent Chinese of the Ch'ing Period (1644-1912) [2 Volumes] (Arthur W. Hummel)