THE STORY OF CHINA

With Michael Wood

2 DVDs (widescreen)

$34.99

   Order Code: PBS573DV    ISBN : 9781627899956
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How did the Chinese create their own distinctive vision of the world?

In a grand, sweeping narrative full of big ideas and unexpected surprises, renowned historian Wood traverses the country—and 4000 years of history—to explore the landscapes, peoples, stories, and cultures that have helped create China’s unique character. Stunning location footage enlivens his journey as he walks through ancient cities, traces some of the great moments in Chinese history, and meets people from all walks of life. What results is a compelling look at how China’s history not only infuses present-day life, but is guiding the country’s journey to the future as well.

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Copyright

2016

Publisher

PBS

Grade

7 and up

Color

Color and black-and-white

Run Time

Total time: approximately 6 hours

ISBN

9781627899956