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The Two coasts of China

Author: Alex GibneyChristopher RallingPeter CoyotePacific Basin Institute.Jigsaw Productions.All authors
Publisher: S. Burlington, VT : Annenberg/CPB Project, ©1992.
Series: Annenberg/CPB collection.; Pacific century, 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the clash of Western and Chinese cultures as China's ports were transformed into trading centers and technological advances displaced traditional ways of working and living. As a result of China's slowness to change, her power and influence over the Pacific theater quickly diminished, and Japan stepped into the forefront. Stories of the Mongol Invasions, Opium Wars and the Boxer Rebellion are recreated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Films for the hearing impaired
History
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Gibney; Christopher Ralling; Peter Coyote; Pacific Basin Institute.; Jigsaw Productions.; Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai.; KCTS (Television station : Seattle, Wash.); Annenberg/CPB Project.; Antelope Films, Ltd.
ISBN: 1559464100 9781559464109
OCLC Number: 26750451
Notes: Documentary.
A videocassette release of the college-level telecourse produced by the Pacific Basin Institute in association with KCTS/Seattle.
Title on cassette label: The two coasts of China : Asia and the challenge of the West.
Credits: Editor, Carl Byker.
Performer(s): Peter Coyote.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: 1. Two coasts of China --
2. Meiji Revolution.
Series Title: Annenberg/CPB collection.; Pacific century, 1.
Other Titles: Two coasts of China : Asia and the challenge of the West
Asia and the challenge of the West
Responsibility: a co-production of PBI/Jigsaw Productions in association with NHK-Japan, KCTS/Seattle and Antelope Films, Ltd. ; written & produced by Alex Gibney ; directed by Christopher Ralling.

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Discusses the clash of Western and Chinese cultures as China's ports were transformed into trading centers and technological advances displaced traditional ways of working and living. As a result of China's slowness to change, her power and influence over the Pacific theater quickly diminished, and Japan stepped into the forefront. Stories of the Mongol Invasions, Opium Wars and the Boxer Rebellion are recreated using original production footage shot in Mongolia, China, Japan and Southeast Asia.

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