The Age of Revolution - Michael Wood visits Hong Kong's Peninsula Hotel, jewel of the Jazz age, and follows Mao on the Long March to Yan'an, the base of the communist revolution. He meets a survivor of the Japanese massacre of Nanjing, describes the communist victory, and ends with Mao's death and the boom time of the last thirty years. The series ends as it began at home with the warmth of the Chinese family.
The great Taiping Rebellion, the fall of the Empire and the rise of Mao.
Michael Wood tells the dramatic tale of China's last empire, the Qing.
The time of the Great Wall , the Forbidden City and treasure ships sent on ocean voyages.
Michael Wood tells the tale of China's Renaissance.
Michael Wood conjures up China's first great international age, the Tang Dynasty.
Michael Wood returns to the beginnings of Chinese history to find clues to today's China.
About Story of China
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.
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