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by Peter Dekker

Last updated January 30, 2015.



2015

MANCHU WAR ARROWS
January 30th, 2015

THE LAST MANCHU ARCHER
January 23rd, 2015



2014

KOREAN VIEWS ON MANCHU ARCHERY
November 14th, 2014

MANCHU BOW GLOSSARY
October 26th, 2014

QING DYNASTY BAOGONG
October 23d, 2014

MAKING OF MOSAIC PATTERNED BOW
October 23d, 2014

BOW AND ARROW PRICES IN 1802
April 14th, 2014

YOUNG-JIP BOWS AND ARROWS MUSEUM
April 4th, 2014

MAKER'S MARKS ON QING BOWS
April 3rd, 2014

STARTING WITH MANCHU ARCHERY
April 1st, 2014

PHOTOGRAPS OF TIBETAN ARCHERS
February 21, 2014

RARE MONGOLIAN ARCHERY FOOTAGE
January 7, 2014

HISTORICAL KOREAN VIEWS OF MANCHU ARCHERY
November 14, 2014

QING MOSAIC-PATTERNED BOWS
October 23, 2014

RECREATING A MOSAIC-PATTERNED BOW
October 23, 2014

BOW CASES & QUIVERS
April 7, 2014

HISTORICAL DRAW WEIGHTS
April 11, 2014

TUNKEN: DIE FÜNFTEILIGE ZIELSCHEIBE
Traditionell Bogenschiessen Heft 71, Verlag Angelika Hörnig, Germany, 2014
(German. Translation by Jan Sachers)



2013

MANCHU-ENGLISH ARCHERY TERMS
July 27th, 2014

PHOTOGRAPS OF A BOWYER'S WORKSHOP IN 1935
August 16, 2013

PHOTOGRAPS OF MONGOLIAN ARCHERS
August 16, 2013

PHOTOGRAPS OF REPUBLICAN PERIOD ARCHERY
August 16, 2013

MANCHU - ENGLISH ARCHERY TERMINOLOGY
July 27, 2013

WHISTLING ARROWS & WHISTLE ARROWS
April 25, 2013



2012

INTERVIEW WITH KUKU, THE LAST KNOWN MANCHU ARCHER
Journal of Chinese Martial Studies, Winter 2012. Issue 6. Three-In-One Press, Hong Kong. 2012.

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MANCHU MILITARY ARCHERY
Journal of Chinese Martial Studies, Winter 2012. Issue 6. Three-In-One Press, Hong Kong. 2012.

BOW CARE BY LUKAS NOVOTNY
September 18, 2012

BOW-MAKING
August 26, 2012

BOW EVOLUTION
August 19, 2012

THE MANCHU BOW
August 12, 2012

MANCHU ARROWS
August 12, 2012

RISE OF THE MANCHUS
August 12, 2012

PHOTOGRAPS OF MANCHU AND CHINESE ARCHERS
August 18, 2012

TECHNIQUE
August 12, 2012

THE MANCHU TUNKEN TARGET
April 28, 2012

JIANGNAN EXAMINATION RESULTS
PDF published online 2012

PORTRAIT OF YOUTUN TESTING AN ARROW
PDF published online 2012

USING THE MANCHU THUMB RING
PDF published online 2012



2011

USING THE MANCHU THUMBRING
Autumn 2011

VISITE DU MUSÉE DE L'ARCHERIE DE CRÉPY-EN-VALOIS
Tir À L’Arc Magazine No 15, 2011
(French. Translation by Raphael Rambur)

L’ARCHERIE TRADITIONNELLE MANDCHOUE
Tir À L’Arc Magazine No 14, 2011.
(French. Translation by Raphael Rambur)

MANDCHU BOGENSCHIESSEN 2
Traditionell Bogenschiessen Heft 59, Verlag Angelika Hörnig, Germany, 2011.
(German. Translation by Jan Sachers)

MANDSCHU BOGENSCHIESSEN 1
Traditionell Bogenschiessen Heft 58, Verlag Angelika Hörnig, Germany, 2011.
(German. by Jan Sachers)



2010

MANCHU ARCHERY
Journal of Chinese Martial Studies, Summer 2010. Issue 3. Three-In-One Press, Hong Kong. 2010.



2008

A HEAVY MANCHU COMPOSITE BOW
Journal of the Society of Archer-Antiquaries, 51, 2008.

REDISCOVERING MANCHU ARCHERY
World Traditional Archery Historical Analysis and Future Orientation, The National Archery Association for All, Cheonan, Republic of Korea, 2008. ISSN 205-3118. 2008.
(Published in English and Korean)



2007

CHINESE PIJLEN (Chinese arrows)
Handboogsport, 2007.
(Dutch)

MANCHU BOOGSCHIETEN (Manchu archery)
Taiji-Vizier, jaargang 19, nr. 4. The Netherlands, december 2007.
(Dutch)




RELATED PUBLICATIONS

English
“SOME NOTABLE SABERS OF THE QING DYNASTY IN THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ARTS
Metropolitan Museum Journal, Vol. 36, 2001.
An important publication on high quality Qing dynasty sabers, available online at the Metropolitan Museum website.
Written by Philip M.W. Tom

“MILITARY SABERS OF THE QING
Another excellent article, this time focused on the design of Qing period military sabers. Published on www.mandarinmansion.com.
Written by Philip M.W. Tom

“PRACTICALLY INVULNERABLE”: CHINESE PAPER ARMOR
Hand Papermaking vol. 24, no. 2. Hand Papermaking Inc. U.S.A. 2009. Available online with kind permission of Handpapermaking Inc, all rights reserved.
Written by Peter Dekker

TRADITIONAL GRIP WRAPPING ON CHINESE SWORDS AND SABERS
Tai Chi and Alternative Health Magazine, issue 57. UK, 2009.
Written by Peter Dekker

MANCHU MAN
Beijing Global Times. Printed in Beijing (100.000 issues!) and published online.
An interview with Peter Dekker about Manchu archery.
Written by Gao Fumao.

Dutch

HET CHINESE ZWAARD (The Chinese sword)
Taiji-Vizier 2005, nr. 4.
Written by Peter Dekker

VERZAMELING WAPENS UIT DE QING DYNASTIE (A collection of weapons from the Qing dynasty)
Tussen Antiek & Verzamelen, 26e jaargang, nr. 276, Maart 2011.
An interview with Peter Dekker about his collection.
Written by René Dijkstra

German

WORKSHOP CHINESISCHE SCHIEßTECHNIK
Traditionell Bogenschiessen Heft 63, 2012
A review about a seminar with Peter Dekker in Germany.
Written by Benzi Benzenhöfer