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Michael tells the story of China through the Tang dynasty. He travels along the Silk Road into India and reveals the story of how Buddhism was brought to the country. He here's about the first reception of Christianity in the country from Chinese Muslims and also looks at the beginnings of China's journey into becoming a economic giant in two areas - silk and tea. He also explores the spread of the Chinese language and visits the grave of a famous Chinese poet.

Episode Title: Silk Roads and China Ships
Airs: 2016-01-28 at 21:00