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The Chinese : a national telecourse featuring the Heart of the dragon

Author: Mike ChinoyGeorge A ColburnDarrel SchwandtRobert F DernbergerThomas M BuoyeAll authors
Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : GPN, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This telecourse is designed to introduce the Chinese people in their search for a Chinese pattern of modernity. To understand Modern China there must be an appreciation of traditional China. Recent changes have brought about a resurgence of traditional ways even as new problems appear. This course brings together the nation's foremost China experts and the spectacular photography of the PBS series The Heart of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Chinoy; George A Colburn; Darrel Schwandt; Robert F Dernberger; Thomas M Buoye; National Video Communications (Firm); Great Plains National Instructional Television Library.; University of Michigan. Center for Chinese Studies.
OCLC Number: 28158542
Notes: Accompanying textbook (1991)--and study guide (1992) published by University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies.
Credits: George A. Colburn, producer; Darrel Schwandt, director.
Performer(s): Mike Chinoy, series host.
Description: 26 videocassettes (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: 1. Reform in crisis : the aftermath of Tiananmen --
2. Overview of Chinese history --
3. Remembering, part 11 --
4. Man and nature in China --
5. Food and feasting in China --
6. Introduction to traditional Chinese beliefs --7. Communist ideology after Mao --
8. Social control in Chinese society --
9. China's legal system --
10. Marriage and the Chinese family --
11. Status of women in China --
12. Social organization in China --
13. Welfare and health care in China --
14. Source of social conflict in Chinese society --
15. Conflict resolution in contemporary Chinese society --
16. Peasant life in China --
17. Economic reform in rural China --
18. Industrial life in China --
19. Industrial reform in contemporary China --
20. Foreign trade and economic development --
21. The open door policy --
22. Introduction to Chinese arts and literature --
23. Intellectuals and the state --
24. Traditional Chinese science --
25. Technological advances in contemporary China --
26. Facing the future : China approaches the 21st century.
Other Titles: Heart of the dragon
Responsibility: produced by National Video Communications, Inc. and GPN at the Nebraska Educational Telecommunications Center.

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This telecourse is designed to introduce the Chinese people in their search for a Chinese pattern of modernity. To understand Modern China there must be an appreciation of traditional China. Recent changes have brought about a resurgence of traditional ways even as new problems appear. This course brings together the nation's foremost China experts and the spectacular photography of the PBS series The Heart of the dragon.

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