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East Asia

Program Title: Meiji: Asia's Response to the West
EASC Code: AP-02
Series Title: The Pacific Century
Region/Country: Japan, China
Language: English
Subtitles:
Subject: History
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: "Japan became the first industrially and technically underdeveloped nation to modernize itself and become a great power. In contrast, China, beset by internal division, external challenges, and corrupt rulers, was unable to change quickly and thus declined in power and influence."
Data Entry Date: 5/11/1999