Extras

Video thumbnail: Story of China Power Politics in the Ming Dynasty

Story of China

Power Politics in the Ming Dynasty

After the death of the Ming founder, a brutal new emperor takes charge.

Power Politics in the Ming Dynasty

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Story of China

The Chinese Voyages of Exploration

Michael Wood tells the tale of Admiral Zheng He’s voyages before Columbus.

The Chinese Voyages of Exploration

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Story of China

Preview: The Ming (Episode 4)

Hear the story of China’s most famous dynasty.

Preview: The Ming (Episode 4)

Video thumbnail: Story of China Get a Taste of the Good Life under the Ming Dynasty

Story of China

Get a Taste of the Good Life under the Ming Dynasty

A weekend of shopping and sightseeing in Suzhou - the tourist capital of the Ming dynasty!

Get a Taste of the Good Life under the Ming Dynasty

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Story of China

Christian Missionary Matteo Ricci Journeys to China

In 1582, Matteo Ricci arrives in Macao, hoping to convert China to Christianity.

Christian Missionary Matteo Ricci Journeys to China