Story of China

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The Story of China explores the history of the world's oldest continuous state.

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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The oldest state on earth, home to over a billion people, the second biggest economy in world, China is the new superpower. And as it flexes its muscles across the globe, it’s the country we all need to know about today. So it's a great time to look at what has made Chinese civilization so distinctive, and so brilliant, for so long. In this landmark series, Michael Wood argues that to understand China now you have to look at its history.

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