Extras

Video thumbnail: Story of China Confucius: China's Guide to a Moral Life

Story of China

Confucius: China's Guide to a Moral Life

A group of Korean scholars tell Michael why Confucius still matters so much today.

Confucius: China's Guide to a Moral Life

Video thumbnail: Story of China The Discovery of the First Chinese Writing

Story of China

The Discovery of the First Chinese Writing

Michael uncovers clues to China’s first dynasty, the Shang, in a traditional drug store.

The Discovery of the First Chinese Writing

Video thumbnail: Story of China Preview: Ancestors (Episode 1)

Story of China

Preview: Ancestors (Episode 1)

Search for the roots of today's China in both its history and modern celebrations.

Preview: Ancestors (Episode 1)

Video thumbnail: Story of China The Family: The Basis of Chinese Civilization

Story of China

The Family: The Basis of Chinese Civilization

Michael Wood joins in the ancestral rituals with the Qin family of Wuxi.

The Family: The Basis of Chinese Civilization

Video thumbnail: Story of China The Myth of the Origins of the Chinese People

Story of China

The Myth of the Origins of the Chinese People

Michael Wood joins a million pilgrims at a temple festival for China’s ancient gods.

The Myth of the Origins of the Chinese People