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The Resource Understanding Japan : a cultural history

Understanding Japan : a cultural history

Label
Understanding Japan : a cultural history
Title
Understanding Japan
Title remainder
a cultural history
Contributor
Teacher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Lecturer Mark J. Ravina presents a series of 24 30-minute lectures on the culture of Japan, from prehistoric through contemporary times
Member of
Cataloging source
JBL
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
952
Language note
Soundtrack in English; course guidebook in English; closed-captioned
LC call number
DS821
LC item number
.U63 2015 DVD
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Mark J. Ravina, Emory University
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ravina, Mark
  • Teaching Company
  • Smithsonian Institution
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses. History, Civilization & culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japan
  • Japan
  • Japan
Technique
live action
Label
Understanding Japan : a cultural history
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title and credits from container
  • "Smithsonian"--Disc labels
  • Accompanying course guidebook includes the professor biography, course scope, lecture guides and bibliographical references
  • "Course no. 8332"--Disc labels
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 176 p. : ill. ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The rise of the samurai
  • Pure land Buddhism and Zen Buddhism
  • Samurai culture in the Ashikaga period
  • Japan at home and abroad, 1300-1600
  • Japan's isolation in the Tokugawa period
  • Japanese theater: Noh and Kabuki
  • Disc 3.
  • The important of Japanese gardens
  • The meaning of Bushidō in a time of peace
  • Japanese poetry: the road to Haiku
  • Disc 1.
  • Hokusai and the art of wood-block prints
  • The Meiji restoration
  • Three visions of prewar Japan
  • Disc 4.
  • War without a master plan: Japan, 1931-1945
  • Japanese family life
  • Japanese foodways
  • Japan's economic miracle
  • Kurosawa and Ozu: two giants of film
  • The making of contemporary Japan
  • Japan: a globally engaged island nation
  • Understanding Japan through ancient myths
  • The emergence of the Ritsuryō state
  • Aspects of the Japanese language
  • Early Japanese Buddhism
  • Heian court culture
  • Disc 2.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781629971834
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 8332
  • ID8332A-01
  • PD8332A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • regular print
System control number
  • ocn918196362
  • (OCoLC)918196362
System details
DVD; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Understanding Japan : a cultural history
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title and credits from container
  • "Smithsonian"--Disc labels
  • Accompanying course guidebook includes the professor biography, course scope, lecture guides and bibliographical references
  • "Course no. 8332"--Disc labels
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 176 p. : ill. ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The rise of the samurai
  • Pure land Buddhism and Zen Buddhism
  • Samurai culture in the Ashikaga period
  • Japan at home and abroad, 1300-1600
  • Japan's isolation in the Tokugawa period
  • Japanese theater: Noh and Kabuki
  • Disc 3.
  • The important of Japanese gardens
  • The meaning of Bushidō in a time of peace
  • Japanese poetry: the road to Haiku
  • Disc 1.
  • Hokusai and the art of wood-block prints
  • The Meiji restoration
  • Three visions of prewar Japan
  • Disc 4.
  • War without a master plan: Japan, 1931-1945
  • Japanese family life
  • Japanese foodways
  • Japan's economic miracle
  • Kurosawa and Ozu: two giants of film
  • The making of contemporary Japan
  • Japan: a globally engaged island nation
  • Understanding Japan through ancient myths
  • The emergence of the Ritsuryō state
  • Aspects of the Japanese language
  • Early Japanese Buddhism
  • Heian court culture
  • Disc 2.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781629971834
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 8332
  • ID8332A-01
  • PD8332A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • regular print
System control number
  • ocn918196362
  • (OCoLC)918196362
System details
DVD; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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