Extras

Video thumbnail: Story of China The Magic of the Silk Road

Story of China

The Magic of the Silk Road

Michael Wood looks at the opening of the Silk Road & 'the beginnings of universal history'

The Magic of the Silk Road

Video thumbnail: Story of China Tang Xi'an: The Greatest City in the World

Story of China

Tang Xi'an: The Greatest City in the World

Xi'an - the Tang Dynasty capital with half a million people was the world's greatest city.

Tang Xi'an: The Greatest City in the World

Video thumbnail: Story of China Du Fu – China's  Most Loved Poet

Story of China

Du Fu – China's Most Loved Poet

To learn about China's greatest poet, Michael Wood goes back to school!

Du Fu – China's Most Loved Poet

Video thumbnail: Story of China Preview: Silk Roads and China Ships (Episode 2)

Story of China

Preview: Silk Roads and China Ships (Episode 2)

Explore China’s first international age under the Tang Dynasty.

Preview: Silk Roads and China Ships (Episode 2)