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Takushi, Georgette

Overview
Works: 55 works in 195 publications in 1 language and 544 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Historical films  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Educational television programs  Documentary television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Host, Researcher
Classifications: DS821, 952
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Georgette Takushi
Japan, the living tradition( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member 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 the living tradition( Visual )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the Japanese theater arts of Noh, Kabuki, and Bunraku
The Meiji transformation( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses drawings, period films, and sound effects in chronicling the reign of Meiji, Emperor of Japan
The Performing arts( Visual )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member 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 Religious experience( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member 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 changing tradition( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member 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
Japan 2000( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member 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
The Feudal experience( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part II shows how some great military heroes in Japanese history rose out of the common origins to bring about the success of the third - and peaceful - stage of Japanese feudalism. This program explores the strategies they used and the approach they took to solve the problems of military rivals and political control."--Container
Men of action( Visual )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the major political and social developments of the Taishō period, (1912-1945)
Japanese nonverbal communication( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: This program gives demonstrations and explanations of Japanese nonverbal communication such as different forms of bowing and hand gestures
Of the people( Visual )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the political process in Japan, including a discussion of Japan's parliamentary government, the government bureaucracy and grassroots movements within Japan
The Road to disaster( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member 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
Society and the individual( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes contemporary Japanese social organization. Depicts the continuation of the older social traits in urban communities
Made in Japan( Visual )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member 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 )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member 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 )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member 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
The search for opportunity( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member 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 )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member 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
Early Japan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of Japan from prehistoric times through the late 12th century A.D
 
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Alternative Names
Deemer, Georgette Takushi

Languages
English (132)