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Takushi, Georgette

Overview
Works: 96 works in 193 publications in 1 language and 552 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational films  Instructional films  Documentary films  Historical films  Biography 
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 60 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)
The Performing arts( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 35 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
Japan the living tradition( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at reforms of the Meiji period in education, industrialization, and parliamentary government
The Religious experience( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 29 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 2000( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 27 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
Japan, the changing tradition( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and held by 24 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 position as a leading economic power
The Feudal experience( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the seven centuries prior to Japan's emergence as a modern nation in the nineteenth century. The system of government by Samurai military regimes is discussed
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
Men of action( Visual )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member 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
The Road to disaster( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 14 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
Made in Japan( Visual )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 13 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
Of the people( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 13 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
Society and the individual( Visual )

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

A description of Japanese social organization
The search for opportunity( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 11 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
Three families( Visual )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intimate view of contemporary Japanese life through the daily routines of three families: a farmer, a small independent businessman, and a middle-management worker in a small and shifting company
The Japanese style( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 11 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 10 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
Japan, the living tradition. Early Japan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the forces that have shaped Japanese society and culture throughout the earliest of Japan's prehistoric periods: the Jomon (ca. 10,000 BCE - 300 BCE), the Yayoi (ca. 300 BCE - 250 CE) and the Kofun (ca. 250 CE - 538 CE)
 
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Alternative Names
Deemer, Georgette Takushi

Languages
English (83)