Bargain Books are non returnable.Sumo wrestling is part religious ritual, part popular entertainment, and Japan s most unique contribution to the world of sport Though sumo has long fascinated the West, its complex system of rituals and etiquette has made it difficult for outsiders to penetrate Wrestlers undergo years of strenuous training and some pretty serious eating in order to compete in bouts that last minutes or sometimes seconds the sweaty clash of huge bodies is but the final act in a prolonged contest of intimidation and concentration In well over 100 rare and luminous photographs, Sumo offers an unrivaled close up view of wrestlers in practice and in competition, complete with a brief history of the sport and an explanation of the various stages of a typical match Photographers are seldom allowed such intimate access to the wrestlers, making this book a truly unprecedented document of the world of sumo Japanophiles, sumo fans, and photography buffs alike will relish this rare glimpse of the inner circle where ritual, power, and bodies collide. Best Read Sumo author Makoto Kubota For Kindle ePUB or eBook –

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  • Paperback
  • 156 pages
  • Sumo
  • Makoto Kubota
  • English
  • 12 May 2017
  • 0811825485

10 thoughts on “Sumo

  1. says:

    Lavishly presented and beautifully photographed Really great book

  2. says:

    A very large format, softcover book that features enlarged black and white photographs of sumo wrestlers The majority of the photographs are not of the wrestlers in their colorful tournament regalia, but rather focus on them during their tra...

  3. says:

    Well, what can you say The photography is just fantastic An artist first, a sumo fan second.

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