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Story of China

China's Last Empire: A Rich Age for Muslim Culture

Clip: Episode 5 | 2m 24s

In the Great Mosque in Xi'an, Michael Wood shows us inscriptions in Chinese, Arabic and Farsi, which reveal the multi-cultural world of China 300 years ago under the Qing Dynasty. In Kaifeng, he is welcomed into a women-only mosque with a female imam – a Chinese tradition that originated in the Qing dynasty. After the ceremony, it's time for laughter and 'selfies!'

Aired: 07/11/17

Rating: NR

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