The Rice Terraces of the Ifugao, Philippines : Steps Up to Heaven

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  • For 2,000 years, the high rice fields of the Ifugao have followed the contours of the mountains. The fruit of knowledge handed down from one generation to the next, and the expression of sacred traditions and a delicate social balance, they have helped to create a landscape of great beauty that expresses the harmony between humankind and the environment.


  • Originally released by Global Screen, 2001.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on October 12, 2017.
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  • Closed-captioned.


  • The Rice Terraces of the Ifugao, Philippines: Steps Up to Heaven (12:38)
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