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China : The Roots of Madness, 1967 / National Archives and Records Service.

Other author/creatorNational Archives and Records Service.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2008.
Description1 streaming video file (78 min.) : sound, color
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title Roots of Madness, 1967
Contents Need to Understand China's Madness (1:29) -- Turmoil and Mystery in China (1:41) -- Myth of Chinese Serenity (1:52) -- Opium Wars and Chinese Subjugation (2:14) -- Boxers (1:28) -- Defeating Boxers (3:01) -- Vying to Replace Manchu Dynasty (1:29) -- Visionary General and Warlord Domination (2:48) -- Misery Under Warlords (2:24) -- Western Control (1:11) -- Anti-Imperialist Government (2:14) -- Chiang, Mao and Defeat of Warlords (2:21) -- Communist-Nationalist Split (1:52) -- Nationalists Defeat Coup Attempt (1:40) -- Chiang Kai-shek (2:24) -- Industrializing, Prospering China (1:40) -- Japanese Attack on Manchuria (1:51) -- Mao's Guerilla War (1:57) -- Chiang Fights Communists (1:38) -- Long March (1:13) -- Mao's Call for Unity (2:40) -- Japanese Strike (2:08) -- Mao's Doctrines of War (2:26) -- Chiang's Retreat (1:58) -- Appeal for American Help (1:11) -- Struggle to Supply China (2:04) -- Chiang's Decaying Government (1:40) -- Appeal of Mao's Propaganda (2:56) -- Chiang Ignores Americans (0:58) -- Mao and Chiang's Peace Deal (2:50) -- Nationalists Take Manchurian Cities (1:41) -- Chiang Seeks to Consolidate, Mao to Remold China (2:08) -- Hyperinflation and Broken Spirits (2:27) -- Communist Victories (1:21) -- Fleeing for Taiwan and Communist Conquest (2:13) -- Mao's Dogma and Chiang's Dream (2:14) -- Mystery and Facts of China (1:57) -- Famine and Tyranny Over Souls (1:24) -- Call to Reach China's Mind (2:06) -- Credits: China: The Roots of Madness, 1967 (0:43)
Abstract This historical film examines China's political history, including Mao Tse-tung, the Boxer Rebellion, and the Nationalist-Communist victory.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 10 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number48817 Films Media Group

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