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STORY OF CHINA

The Magic of the Silk Road

  • Aired: 06/20/2017
  • 01:45
  • Rating: NR
Michael takes a stroll through the fabulous markets of Kashgar in Chinese Central Asia, still today full of different people, religions, cultures and cuisines. More than 1300 years ago, during China’s brilliant Tang dynasty, this was a crossroads of the world: "East and West first start to get to know each other then," Michael says: "You might say it's the beginning of universal history."
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Michael Wood looks at the opening of the Silk Road & 'the beginnings of universal history'
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