Season 1

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Story of China

The Age of Revolution

The great Taiping Rebellion, the fall of the Empire and the rise of Mao.

The Age of Revolution

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Story of China

The Last Empire

Michael Wood tells the dramatic tale of China's last empire, the Qing.

The Last Empire

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Story of China

The Ming

The time of the Great Wall , the Forbidden City and treasure ships sent on ocean voyages.

The Ming

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Story of China

Golden Age

Michael Wood tells the tale of China's Renaissance.

Golden Age

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Story of China

Silk Roads and China Ships

Michael Wood conjures up China's first great international age, the Tang Dynasty.

Silk Roads and China Ships

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Story of China

Ancestors

Michael Wood returns to the beginnings of Chinese history to find clues to today's China.

Ancestors