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East Asia

Program Title: The Two Coasts of China: Asia and the Challenge of the West
EASC Code: AP-01
Series Title: The Pacific Century
Region/Country: Asia, China
Language: English
Subtitles:
Subject: History, West-East Relationship/Diaspora
Program Type: Documentary
Media Type: VHS
Director:
Producer: Pacific Basin Institute in association with KCTS/Seattle
Release Date: 1992
Running Time: 60 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: "This introductory program treats the collision of East and West in the early nineteenth century. Aggressive Western traders and colonizers, supported by powerful gunboats and new technology, sought to "open" Asia, challenging the viability of ancient Asian-Pacific regimes."
Data Entry Date: 5/20/1999