Most widely held works by Georgette Takushi
Japan, the living tradition ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Examines the evolution of Japan's traditional culture and the history of the pre-modern era preceding the western contacts of the 1850's. Utilizes studio production and location footage by the University of Mid-America, supplemented by archival footage supplied principally by NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Japan 2000 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Examines the Japanese and their leadership in the global community, and how they view themselves and their work. Looks at the changing role of women in Japan, its aging population, economic restructuring, and regional development.
Japan, the changing tradition ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Considers modern Japanese history from the first contacts with the West in the 1500's, tracing the emergence of the nation from isolation to its present day position as a leading economic power.
The Religious experience ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Introduces the question of what it means to be religious in Japanese society. Identifies three major needs that religion seems to meet for the Japanese, and then discusses the special religious ceremonies and practices the Japanese have developed to serve these needs. Discusses the major religions of Japan: Shintoism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Christianity.
Japan the living tradition. The performing arts (pt. 1-2) ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Introduction to the Japanese theater arts of Noh, Kabuki, and Bunraku.
The Meiji transformation ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Uses drawings, period films, and sound effects in chronicling the reign of Meiji, Emperor of Japan.
The performing arts ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Pt. I. Takushi and Little discuss how the Japanese have kept the ancient forms of performing arts, dating from the 8th century alive to today. Demonstrations of Gagaku music and Kabuki. Pt. II. Discussion of Japanese music, both native and Western, as well as current and traditional plays and a look at the Japanese motion picture industry.
The Feudal experience ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Covers the political, cultural, social and economic developments in feudal Japan. Focuses on the Kamakura, Ashikaga and Tokugawa periods.
The Road to disaster ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A history of Japan beginning with Japan's invasion and conquest of Manchuria and ending with the bombing in Hiroshima and Nagasaki and Japan's surrender to the Allies.
Japanese nonverbal communication ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Examines common Japanese facial and body gestures in a variety of formal and informal social and business situations. Explores the rationale for cultural differences in social interactions such as seating arrangements, bowing, and serving food. Designed for use in the teaching of Japanese as a foreign language.
Men of action ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Examines the political and social change that took place in Japan, most particularly Tokyo, during the first three decades of the 20th century.
Of the people ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Discusses the political process in Japan, including a discussion of Japan's parliamentary government, the government bureaucracy and grassroots movements within Japan.
Made in Japan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Discusses the organization of Japanese business. Emphasizes that while Japan lacks natural resources, its one great asset is its creative and hardworking people.
The fragile economy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Explores some problems facing Japan, including high inflation, pressure to provide a more equitable trading system, urban crowding and industrial pollution and a system which perpetuates discrepancies between big and small business.
Three families ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Intimate view of contemporary Japanese life through the daily routines of three families, those of a farmer, a small independent businessman and a middle-management worker in a small company.
Society and the individual ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Describes contemporary Japanese social organization. Depicts the continuation of the older social traits in urban communities.
The search for opportunity ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Studies the avenues of success that are available to the Japanese through educational achievement, and the barriers that block these avenues.
The Japanese style ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Describes Japanese life today, with its blend of traditional styles and modern mass living. Examines people who live along the Hankyu commuting lines, very modern yet distinctively Japanese.
A Nation among equals ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Discusses Japan's economic growth during the 1960's. Presents problems that the Japanese faced with their new affluence, including political confrontations, crowding, pollution and inflation.
Japan, the living tradition. Part II Early Japan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Examines developments during the Heian Period (794-1184 A.D.) involving the Fujiwara family, Buddhism, and the Japanese writing system.
Arts, Japanese Biography Body language Bunraku Civilization Civilization--Western influences Civil War (Japan : 1868) Communication and culture Criticism, interpretation, etc. Democracy Documentary films Documentary films Economic history Economic policy Education Educational television programs Emperors Families Feudalism Gesture Historical films History International economic relations International relations Japan Japanese literature Jōmon culture Kabuki Kabuki plays Literature and history Literatures Manners and customs Meiji,--Emperor of Japan,--1852-1912 Motion pictures Music--Instruction and study Nebraska--Lincoln Nō Nonfiction films Nonfiction television programs Nonverbal communication Performing arts Political science Prehistoric peoples Religion Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) Social history Television in education Theater United States Yayoi culture
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