The Ascent of Woman (2015– )
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Separation 

Dr. Foreman explores the role of women in Asia under the philosophy religions of Confucianism and Buddhism and looks at how Asian ideals of feminine virtue and the division of space between... See full summary »

Director:

Hugo Macgregor

Writer:

Amanda Foreman

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Amanda Foreman Amanda Foreman ... Herself, historian, host and narrator
Nguyen Thi Thanh Hòa Nguyen Thi Thanh Hòa ... Herself, president of the Vietnam Women's Union
Yi Zhaoyin Yi Zhaoyin ... Herself, Shanghai Normal University
Meng Man Meng Man ... Herself, professor, Minzu University of China
Wei Dong Wei Dong ... Herself, principal dancer, Shaanxi Grand Opera House
Junko Yamamoto Junko Yamamoto ... Herself, Kyoto Gakuen University
Jakuchô Setouchi Jakuchô Setouchi ... Herself, novelist and Buddhist nun
Yang Shaorong Yang Shaorong ... Himself, collector of bound foot shoes
Wang Huiyuan Wang Huiyuan ... Herself, 84 years, victim of Chinese foot binding
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Dr. Foreman explores the role of women in Asia under the philosophy religions of Confucianism and Buddhism and looks at how Asian ideals of feminine virtue and the division of space between the female world of the home and male world of business and politics became a hallmark of Chinese identity.

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Language:

English | Chinese | Japanese

Release Date:

5 December 2015 (Japan) See more »

Filming Locations:

Shanghai, China See more »

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1.78 : 1
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