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Title Barbarians, fierce and festive / [by Ikeda Hajime and Chet Kincaid]
Published [Urbana, Ill.] : Media Production Group ; Watertown, MA : [Distributed by] Documentary Educational Resources, 1999, ©1993


Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video (11 min.))
Series Asia video report
Ethnographic video online
Summary Throughout history, Japanese have met aliens in reality and fantasy, and have tried to incorporate them in their world view. Historian Ronald P. Toby tells how Japanese have expressed their understanding of the foreigner as exemplified by Koreans, Okinawans, Chinese, and Americans both black and white. Location footage is blended with other visual images mostly from 18th and 19th century scrolls, showing aliens as enacted in festivals of the era
Analysis Japanese
Cultural change and history
Cultural identity
Hern√°ndez, Esequiel
Credits Directors, Hajime Ikeda, Chet Kincaid
Cast Ronald P. Toby
Notes Subtitles in English
Print version record
Subject Visitors, Foreign -- Japan
Festivals -- Japan.
International relations.
Visitors, Foreign.
SUBJECT Japan -- Relations.
Subject Japan.
Genre/Form Streaming video
Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Nonfiction films.
Films ethnographiques.
Films autres que de fiction.
Form Streaming video
Author Ikeda, Hajime, 1945-
Kincaid, Chet.
Toby, Ronald P., 1942-
University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Media Production Group
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Other Titles Title on container: Barbarians, fierce and friendly