WorldCat Identities

University of Mid-America

Overview
Works: 257 works in 404 publications in 1 language and 1,235 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: LB1029.O6, 378.03
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Most widely held works by University of Mid-America
Listening for understanding ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the importance of effective communication and shows how problems are created by misunderstanding
Japan, the living tradition ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the evolution of Japan's traditional culture and the history of the pre-modern era preceding the western contacts of the 1850s. Utilizes studio production and location footage by the University of Mid-America supplemented by archival footage supplied principally by NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Management ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses a drama about an advertising account executive to show the need for managers to listen to employees in an empathetic, nonjudgmental manner. Alternate endings reveal different outcomes to problems depending on whether the supervisor was listening in a constructive management
The Performing arts ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the performing arts with a survey of some of the most important. Discusses some of the early origins of theater and dance. Examines the unique form of puppet theatre called Bunraku, the music and dance of Kabuki, and modern films. Discusses origins, distinctive features, and relationship with audience
Early Japan ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the three earliest of Japan's prehistoric periods: the Jomon, the Yayoi, and the Kofun. Reviews important developments of the Heian Period (794 to 1184 A.D.): the control of the Fujiwara family in the imperial court, the spread of Buddhism, and the development of a system of writing
The Meiji transformation ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses drawings, period films, and sound effects in chronicling the reign of Meiji, Emperor of Japan
The Religious experience ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the question of what it means to be religious in Japanese society. Identifies three major needs that religion seems to meet for the Japanese, and then discusses the special religious ceremonies and practices the Japanese have developed to serve these needs. Discusses the major religions of Japan: Shintoism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Christianity
Future directions for open learning : a report based on an invitational conference on open learning programs by Ronald Gross( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Japan the living tradition ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction to the Japanese theater arts of Noh, Kabuki, and Bunraku
The Feudal experience ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the political, cultural, social and economic developments in feudal Japan. Focuses on the Kamakura, Ashikaga and Tokugawa periods
Japan, the changing tradition ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Considers modern Japanese history from the first contacts with the West in the 1500's, tracing the emergence of the nation from isolation to its present day position as a leading economic power
Revere the emperor, expel the barbarian ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Considers modern Japanese history from the first contacts with the West in the 1500's, tracing the emergence of the nation from isolation to its present day position as a leading economic power
Forum 76 : a modern Chautauqua ; conference proceedings ... Lincoln, Nebraska, June 15-17, 1976 by National Conference on Open Learning and Non-traditional Study( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cross and the gun ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses the writings of foreign observers, native paintings, and artifacts in focusing on 16th-century Japan when Christian missionaries invaded
Literature ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the literature of pre-modern Japan, the Tokugawa period, and the modern period. Explores the development of poetry and prose forms, the effect of seclusion on Japanese writers, and the changes which took place when the country was once again open to the world
Men of action ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the political and social change that took place in Japan, most particularly Tokyo, during the first three decades of the 20th century
The Japanese ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at a typical Japanese family living in a suburb of Tokyo. Shows how Japan's location and its physical and geographical resources have had a marked effect upon the origins and development of its history and culture
Rich country, strong military ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the ways in which Japan effected the transition from a feudal state to a major world power during the reign of the Meiji emperor in the last half of the 19th century. Period of development of Japan into a strong, modernized nation based on European models
Literature ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the literature of pre-modern Japan. It follows the historical development of poetry and prose forms and includes readings from some of the important works. Covers 300 years of Japanese literature
Democracy, with a difference ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes how the primary institutions of the Japanese government fit into the Japanese cultural tradition and how they affect the people who work within them
 
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Languages
English (110)