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Takushi, Georgette

Overview
Works: 105 works in 197 publications in 1 language and 532 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Educational films  Instructional films  Historical films  Biography  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Host, Researcher
Classifications: DS821, 952
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Georgette Takushi
The Performing arts( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 32 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 )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 26 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
The Meiji transformation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses drawings, period films, and sound effects in chronicling the reign of Meiji, Emperor of Japan
Japan 2000( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 21 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
Japanese nonverbal communication( Visual )

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

This program gives demonstrations and explanations of Japanese nonverbal communication such as different forms of bowing and hand gestures
The Feudal experience( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the political, cultural, social and economic developments in feudal Japan. Focuses on the Kamakura, Ashikaga and Tokugawa periods
Men of action( Visual )

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

Examines the major political and social developments of the Taishō period, (1912-1945)
Japan, the living tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 16 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 Meiji transformation( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses drawings, period films, and sound effects in chronicling the reign of Meiji, Emperor of Japan
Japan, the living tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 14 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)
Of the people( Visual )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 14 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
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
Japan : the living tradition( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This series examines the pre-modern history and traditional culture of Japan. The programs, produced by the University of Mid-America in 1976 for high school through adult audiences, are designed to introduce Americans to Japanese history and culture which is still tightly interwoven into the fabric of modern Japanese society."--Publisher
Society and the individual( Visual )

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

Describes contemporary Japanese social organization. Depicts the continuation of the older social traits in urban communities
The Road to disaster( Visual )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 13 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
The fragile economy( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 12 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
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
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, those of a farmer, a small independent businessman and a middle-management worker in a small company
The search for opportunity( Visual )

3 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
 
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Alternative Names
Deemer, Georgette Takushi

Languages
English (66)