Travel from the Silk Road to the Yellow Sea with host Michael Wood as he explores the history of the world’s newest superpower. A thrilling and moving epic of the world’s oldest continuous state with the landscapes, peoples, and stories that made today’s China.Program Website
Michael Wood watches an opera in the snow, to celebrate Grandma’s 90th birthday!
Under the Qing Dynasty Muslim culture had a new vitality – including all women’s mosques.
Professor Zheng Yangwen tells Michael about the impact of the opium trade in China.
Qiu Jin was the tragic star of the failed revolution of 1907, against the Qing Dynasty.
Michael Wood describes the first meeting of the Chinese Communist Party in Shanghai 1921.
Michael Wood visits the last surviving communist outpost in today's China.
Michael Wood tells the tale of Admiral Zheng He’s voyages before Columbus.