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To taste a hundred herbs : gods, ancestors, and medicine in a Chinese village / [Long Bow Group, Inc.] ; directed by Carma Hinton and Richard Gordon ; produced by Richard Gordon [and others] ; written by Carma Hinton.

Other Title:
Gods, ancestors, and medicine in a Chinese village
Publication:
New York, N.Y. : New Day Films, [1988?]
Series:
One village in China.
One village in China
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Medicine, Rural -- China -- Zhangzhuang (Lucheng Xian)
Medicine, Chinese -- China -- Zhangzhuang (Lucheng Xian)
Zhangzhuang (Lucheng Xian, China) -- Social conditions.
Zhangzhuang (Lucheng Xian, China) -- Social life and customs.
Villages -- China -- Zhangzhuang (Lucheng Xian) -- Case studies.
Medicine -- Practice -- China -- Zhangzhuang (Lucheng Xian)
Catholics -- China -- Zhangzhuang (Lucheng Xian)
Ancestor worship -- China -- Zhangzhuang (Lucheng Xian)
China -- Social conditions -- 1976-2000.
China -- Rural conditions.
Form/Genre:
Documentary television programs.
Ethnographic television programs.
Television series.
Language:
In Chinese with English voice-over translation.
System Details:
VHS format.
Summary:
Focuses on a Catholic doctor in a small village in China and shows how he combines traditional Chinese and Western medical procedures in his practice. Tells how the complex decollectivization policies in China are changing life there.
Credits:
Camera, Richard Gordon; editor, David Carnochan; additional writers, Laurie Block, John Crowley.
Notes:
Originally produced in 1986 as a television program; originally broadcast in 1987 as part of the PBS series One village in China.
"This is the third film in a trilogy [One village in China] which includes All under heaven and Small happiness."--End credits.
Contributor:
Hinton, Carma, director, screenwriter.
Gordon, Richard, director, producer.
Carnochan, David, editor.
Long Bow Group, production company.
New Day Films, publisher.
ISBN:
1878232010
9781878232014
OCLC:
26619938
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