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The Meiji period : (1868-1912)

Author: Jean Antoine; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2."; et al
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, ©1989.
Series: Japan past and present.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The arrival of Commodore Perry in 1854 set the stage for Japan's dramatic leap from the Middle Ages into modernity. In 1868, the last shogun gave way to a 15-year-old Emperor who dressed in Western-style clothes. Edo became Tokyo, education became a national passion, and the dichotomy between ancient shared values and new imported styles and forms deepened.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Antoine; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2."; et al
OCLC Number: 20720961
Credits: Advisers, Iwao Seiichi, Sakamoto Mitsuru, Wada Mitsuhiro ; camera, Baudoin Saeremans, Philippe Theaudiere ; music, James Madelon, Hirose Ryohei ; editor, Elvire Lerner.
Performer(s): Robert Lanchester.
Description: 1 videocassette (53 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Japan past and present.
Responsibility: a co-production of Antenne 2 ... [et al.] ; written and directed by Jean Antoine.

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The arrival of Commodore Perry in 1854 set the stage for Japan's dramatic leap from the Middle Ages into modernity. In 1868, the last shogun gave way to a 15-year-old Emperor who dressed in Western-style clothes. Edo became Tokyo, education became a national passion, and the dichotomy between ancient shared values and new imported styles and forms deepened.

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