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The Pacific century

Author: Alan M Levin; Marc Levin; Peter Coyote; Pacific Basin Institute.; Jigsaw Productions.
Publisher: ©1992.
Series: Annenberg/CPB collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of how, from the 19th century onward, modern nations have emerged from the rich and varied cultures and societies of Pacific Asia. ..., this introductory area studies course provides students with an understanding of the historical and geographic context of the development of Northeast Asia (China, Japan, Korea, and the Soviet Far East) and Southeast Asia (emphasizing Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan M Levin; Marc Levin; Peter Coyote; Pacific Basin Institute.; Jigsaw Productions.
OCLC Number: 27669821
Notes: Recorded off-air Oct.-Nov. 1992 by Buffalo State College, with permission of PBS/Adult Learning Satellite Services.
Credits: Produced by Al Levin ; directed and edited by Marc Levin.
Performer(s): Peter Coyote.
Description: 10 videocassettes (60 min. each) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: v. 1. The two coasts of China : Asia and the challenge of the West --
v. 2. The Meiji revolution --
v. 3. From the barrel of a gun --
v. 4. Writers and revolutionaries --
v. 5. Reinventing Japan --
v. 6. Inside Japan, Inc. --
v. 7. Big business and ghost of Confucius --
v. 8. The fight for democracy --
v. 9. Sentimental imperialists : America in Asia --
v. 10. The Pacific century : the future of the Pacific Basin.
Series Title: Annenberg/CPB collection.
Other Titles: Two coasts of China
Meiji revolution
From the barrel of a gun
Writers and revolutionaries
Reinventing Japan
Inside Japan, Inc
Big business and ghost of Confucius
Fight for democracy
Sentimental imperialists : America in Asia
Pacific century : the future of the Pacific Basin
Responsibility: A co-production of Pacific Basin Institute/Jigsaw Productions in association with NHK-Japan, KCTS/Seattle, and Teleac/Holland.

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The story of how, from the 19th century onward, modern nations have emerged from the rich and varied cultures and societies of Pacific Asia. ..., this introductory area studies course provides students with an understanding of the historical and geographic context of the development of Northeast Asia (China, Japan, Korea, and the Soviet Far East) and Southeast Asia (emphasizing Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam).

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