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University of Mid-America

Overview
Works: 215 works in 431 publications in 1 language and 1,375 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Historical films  Biography  Documentary films  Educational television programs  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs  Literatures 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: DS821, 378.15540973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by University of Mid-America
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 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Management( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 126 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 manner
Japan the living tradition( Visual )

23 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the Japanese theater arts of Noh, Kabuki, and Bunraku
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 1850's. Utilizes studio production and location footage by the University of Mid-America, supplemented by archival footage supplied principally by NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
The Performing arts( Visual )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the performing arts of Japan with a survey of some of the most important ones. 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
The Meiji transformation( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses drawings, period films, and sound effects in chronicling the reign of Meiji, Emperor of Japan
Early Japan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 48 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 Religious experience( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 44 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
The Feudal experience( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 29 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 )

14 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
Forum 76 : a modern Chautauqua ; conference proceedings ... Lincoln, Nebraska, June 15-17, 1976 by National Conference on Open Learning and Nontraditional Study( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the literature of pre-modern Japan, the Tokugawa and modern periods. Explores the development of poetry and prose forms, the effect of seclusion on Japanese writers, and the changes prompted by reopening the country to the rest of the world
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
The Cross and the gun( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the writings of foreign observers, native paintings, and artifacts in focusing on 16th-century Japan
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
Rebirth of a nation( Visual )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the political, economic and social changes that created a new Japanese society from the rubble of war
Democracy, with a difference( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 16 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
Rich country, strong military( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 16 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 )

1 edition published in 1976 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
Japan, the living tradition by University of Mid-America( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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UMA (University of Mid-America)

Languages
English (165)