The age of the shoguns (1600-1868)

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Main contributor
Antoine, Jean
This was the age of the Tokugawa family, the era of Edo, a period of over two-and-a-half centuries during which Japan was hermetically sealed off from the rest of the world and only a few Dutch and Chinese-constantly watched and treated like pariahs-were allowed to live on Japanese soil and to trade with the Japanese. This program treats the history of Japan during this period: the established classes of daimyo, samurai, farmer, and merchant; the political organization of the shogunate; the growth of the merchant class and the development of Kabuki; the delineation of Japanese sensibilities and the meaning of seppuku. Originally produced in 1985 for the French series: Japon, le rêve et l'histoire. English version produced in 1989.
Lanchester, Robert
Films for the Humanities (Firm); Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2."
Historical television programs; Educational television programs; Documentary television programs
Asian Culture; Japanese Culture; Government, Law, Politics; Japan; Japan -- History -- Tokugawa period, 1600-1868; Japan -- Politics and government -- 1600-1868; Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1600-1868
North America; United States
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Physical Description
51 minutes; color


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Creation/Production Credits

A co-production of Antenne 2 ... [et al.] ; written and directed by Jean Antoine ; narrator, Robert Lanchester.
Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-089522; Fedora 2 PID: umd:10558; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/3033; Catalog Key: alephsys004124735; OCLC: ocn707970346

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