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)