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From courtyard house to block apartment

Author: Wynette Yao; Icarus Films,
Publisher: New York : Icarus Films, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... Looks at the abrupt transition from traditional to modern housing on Taiwan, home to 19 million Chinese. A rural clan celebrating the coming of autumn provides a glimpse of the courtyard way of life that is nearing extinction in urban areas.The courtyard house is giving way to Western style block apartments as the rapid industrialization of the last two decades has disrupted traditional patterns of living and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Wynette Yao; Icarus Films,
OCLC Number: 69019323
Notes: With some English subtitles.
Credits: Producer, writer, Wynette Yao.
Description: 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format.
Responsibility: written and produced by Wynette Yao.

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" ... Looks at the abrupt transition from traditional to modern housing on Taiwan, home to 19 million Chinese. A rural clan celebrating the coming of autumn provides a glimpse of the courtyard way of life that is nearing extinction in urban areas.The courtyard house is giving way to Western style block apartments as the rapid industrialization of the last two decades has disrupted traditional patterns of living and housing. [The documentary] examines the reasons for these changes and how the Chinese have adjusted to new patterns of form and space."--Http://icarusfilms.com.

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