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Takushi, Georgette

Overview
Works: 78 works in 167 publications in 1 language and 552 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Host, Researcher
Classifications: DS821, 952
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Most widely held works by Georgette Takushi
Japan, the living tradition ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 67 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 changing tradition ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 38 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 the living tradition ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction to the Japanese theater arts of Noh, Kabuki, and Bunraku
Japan 2000 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at how the Japanese people view themselves, the role of women in Japanese society, economic restructuring, and its aging population and how the Japanese work to define and deal with their country's leadership role in the global community of the 21st century
The Religious experience ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 34 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 Performing arts ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 33 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 Meiji transformation ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses drawings, period films, and sound effects in chronicling the reign of Meiji, Emperor of Japan
The Feudal experience ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the political, cultural, social and economic developments in feudal Japan. Focuses on the Kamakura, Ashikaga and Tokugawa periods
Japanese nonverbal communication ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member 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 )
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 16 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 14 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 )
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
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
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 search for opportunity ( Visual )
3 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 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
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
Early Japan ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pt. 1. Introduction to ancient Japan from the prehistoric Jomon, Yayoi and Tomb cultures through the Nara period. Pt. 2. A discussion of the early history of Japan, tracing the move of the capitol city from Nara to Kyoto, and the influence of the Buddhist priests on the government
 
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Alternative Names
Deemer, Georgette Takushi
Languages
English (89)