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Japan past and present

Author: Jean Antoine; Marianne Mantell; Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2."; Films for the Humanities (Firm); et al
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities [distributor, 1989]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A five part series that explores Japan's history and civilization from the 7th century to the present.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Antoine; Marianne Mantell; Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2."; Films for the Humanities (Firm); et al
OCLC Number: 20779095
Notes: English adaptation (in 1989) of the 1985 television production.
"A co-production of Antenne 2, Initial Groupe, NHK, RAI 1, RTBF-BRT."
Credits: Advisers, Iwao Seiichi, Sakamoto Mitsuru, Wada Mitsuhiro ; camera, Baudoin Saeremans, Philippe Theaudiere ; music, Hirose Ryohei, music, Hirose Ryohei, James Madelon ; editor, Annie Chevallay. English adaptation, Marianne Mantell; narrator, Robert Lanchester.
Performer(s): Robert Lanchester.
Description: 5 videocassettes (53 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: pt. 1. Buddha in the land of the Kami (7-12th cent.) --
pt. 2. The coming of the Barbarians (1540-1650) --
pt. 3. The age of the Shoguns (1600-1868) --
pt. 4. The Meiji period (1868-1912) --
pt. 5. The essence of being Japanese.
Other Titles: Buddha in the land of the Kami.
Coming of the barbarians.
Age of the shoguns.
Meiji period.
Essence of being Japanese.
Japon, le rêve et l'histoire.
Responsibility: a co-production of Antenne 2 ... [et al.] ; written and directed by Jean Antoine.

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A five part series that explores Japan's history and civilization from the 7th century to the present.

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