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The Show Must Go On!

Michael Wood watches an opera in the snow, to celebrate Grandma’s 90th birthday!

The Opium Trade in China

Professor Zheng Yangwen tells Michael about the impact of the opium trade in China.

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The Age of Revolution

The great Taiping Rebellion, the fall of the Empire and the rise of Mao.

The Ming

The time of the Great Wall , the Forbidden City and treasure ships sent on ocean voyages.

Golden Age

Michael Wood tells the tale of China's Renaissance.

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