Asia Wise

Australia, 1989

Film
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In the diverse and complex countries of Asia today, it seems that the only unifying forces are both change and tradition. This video covers: Student protests in China; peasants in modern China; the new Cambodia; Vietnamese refugees in Hong Kong; Japanese youth - an education for life and breaking the pattern of tradition; the depletion of Asian forest resources; Sado - the Japanese tea ceremony; Yum Cha - traditional Chinese tea and snacks.

Credits

producer

John Honey

production company

Education Dept Tasmania

Asian Studies Council

ABC-TV (Australia)

Language

English

Duration

01:03:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36192

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Asia - Social life and customs

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Asia - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Asia - Social conditions

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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