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STORY OF CHINA

The Ming

  • Aired: 06/27/2017
  • 56:48
  • Expires: 07/25/2017
  • Rating: TV-PG
In Nanjing Michael Wood sees the building of a huge replica of a Ming ocean-going junk. In Suzhou the 'Venice of China', he explores the silk industry, ceramics and lacquer-making, and visits one of China's most beautiful gardens. Then in Macao, the arrival of Jesuit missionary Matteo Ricci begins China's fateful modern exchanges with the West.
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The time of the Great Wall , the Forbidden City and treasure ships sent on ocean voyages.
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