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Angry white pyjamas

Robert Twigger

Angry white pyjamas

an Oxford poet trains with the Tokyo riot police

by Robert Twigger

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Published by Indigo in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Riot control -- Japan -- Tokyo,
  • Police training -- Japan -- Tokyo,
  • Martial arts -- Training -- Japan -- Tokyo,
  • Japan -- Social conditions -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Twigger.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination316p. ;
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18708106M
    ISBN 100575401249
    OCLC/WorldCa37864605

    Senshusei course (専修生コース, senshūsei-kōsu) is an intensive, month aikido training program conducted at Yoshinkan Aikido's honbu dojo (headquarters and main training hall) in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. The course has received attention through Robert Twigger's book, Angry White Pyjamas (). Buy Martial Arts at WHSmith. We have a great range of Martial Arts from top brands. Delivery is free on all UK orders over £Missing: Angry white pyjamas.

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Robert Twigger, the author of Angry White Pyjamas and Big Snake, was born in and educated at Oxford, where he won the Newdigate Poetry Prize.

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