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The Resource The Pacific century, A co-production of Pacific Basin Institute/Jigsaw Productions in association with NHK-Japan, KCTS/Seattle, and Teleac/Holland, (videorecording)

The Pacific century, A co-production of Pacific Basin Institute/Jigsaw Productions in association with NHK-Japan, KCTS/Seattle, and Teleac/Holland, (videorecording)

Label
The Pacific century
Title
The Pacific century
Statement of responsibility
A co-production of Pacific Basin Institute/Jigsaw Productions in association with NHK-Japan, KCTS/Seattle, and Teleac/Holland
Title variation
  • Two coasts of China
  • Meiji revolution
  • From the barrel of a gun
  • Writers and revolutionaries
  • Reinventing Japan
  • Inside Japan, Inc.
  • Big business and the ghost of Confucius
  • Fight for democracy
  • Sentimental imperialists
  • Future of the Pacific Basin
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ten part introductory story of how modern nations have emerged from the rich and varied cultures and societies of Pacific Asia since the 19th century. Provides students with an understanding of the historical and geographic context of the development of Northeast Asia (China, Japan, Korea, and the Soviet Far East) and Southeast Asia (emphasizing Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam)
Cataloging source
DLM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Series project director, Frank Gibney ; produced by Al Levin ; directed and edited by Marc Levin
PerformerNote
Peter Coyote
Runtime
600
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Pacific century, A co-production of Pacific Basin Institute/Jigsaw Productions in association with NHK-Japan, KCTS/Seattle, and Teleac/Holland, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • VHS format
  • Videocassette release of the college-level telecourse first shown on PBS in 1992. Taped off-satellite with permission
Accompanying material
1 study guide (80 p.)
Color
multicolored
Contents
Pt. 1. The two coasts of China: Asia and the challenge of the West -- pt. 2. The Meiji Revolution: Asia's response to the West -- pt. 3. From the barrel of a gun: the rise of Asian nationalism -- pt. 4. Writers and revolutionaries -- pt. 5. Reinventing Japan -- pt. 6. Inside Japan, Inc. -- pt. 7. Big business and ghost of Confucius -- pt.
Control code
000084608
Dimensions
1/2 in. +
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
10 videocassettes (60 min. ea.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000084608
  • (OCoLC)27455233
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The Pacific century, A co-production of Pacific Basin Institute/Jigsaw Productions in association with NHK-Japan, KCTS/Seattle, and Teleac/Holland, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • VHS format
  • Videocassette release of the college-level telecourse first shown on PBS in 1992. Taped off-satellite with permission
Accompanying material
1 study guide (80 p.)
Color
multicolored
Contents
Pt. 1. The two coasts of China: Asia and the challenge of the West -- pt. 2. The Meiji Revolution: Asia's response to the West -- pt. 3. From the barrel of a gun: the rise of Asian nationalism -- pt. 4. Writers and revolutionaries -- pt. 5. Reinventing Japan -- pt. 6. Inside Japan, Inc. -- pt. 7. Big business and ghost of Confucius -- pt.
Control code
000084608
Dimensions
1/2 in. +
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
10 videocassettes (60 min. ea.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000084608
  • (OCoLC)27455233
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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