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Celestial Empire, 1, The Path Of The Dragon
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 29 mins
This episode looks at the factors that have contributed to China's strength and staying power including Confucianism, a secular philosophy of social conduct, not a religion; cultural pride which unifies rather than divides the population, despite its diversity; the importance of education: the country's efficient...
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 29 mins
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Celestial Empire, 6, Secrets of the Chinese Economy
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 6 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 27 mins
This program looks at how the merchant class rose to become one of the most important in the empire.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 6 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 27 mins
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Celestial Empire, 10, China in the 20th Century
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 10 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
This program tells the fascinating story of how China made the transition from a medieval empire to a modern state in less than a century.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 10 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
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Celestial Empire, 17, The Chinese Calendar
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 17 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 28 mins
This episode covers the origins of the Chinese calendar evolution. It also features the complex system of divination. Initially purely a lunar calendar, it later evolved to contain months with varying durations and included "extra" (intercalary) months to become synchronized with the sun, moon and seasons.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 17 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 28 mins
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Celestial Empire, 3, History Of Trade In China
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 27 mins
This series follows Chinese history with its unrelenting perseverance through the ages. Both past and present are explored, with each episode focusing on a unique facet of Chinese life. This ancient dynastic nation became a major contemporary political and economic player, while all other great empires have disapp...
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 27 mins
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Celestial Empire, 8, History Of Manufacturing
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 8 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
This episode reveals how China's traditional domestic industry met the international demand, and how Chinese industry was able to organize itself on a scale not seen in the West until the 18th century.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 8 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
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Celestial Empire, 13, Traditional Concepts of Morality in China
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 13 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
This episode examines the various aspects of traditional morality in China.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 13 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
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Celestial Empire, 2, China And The Outside World
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 28 mins
China was a world unto itself, cut off from foreign contact by its geography. This program examines China's relationship with its neighbors and with European nations. It reports on how, in the early 20th century, China's ancient glory gave way to a new form of government, as it finally adapted to the outside world...
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 28 mins
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Celestial Empire, 5, History of Invention & Discovery
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 25 mins
This episode examines how the Chinese found creative and novel solutions to many kinds of practical problems. It also looks at what stifled Chinese genius at precisely the time that the West was beginning to catch up.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 25 mins
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Celestial Empire, 7, China at the Crossroads
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 7 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
This episode examines the rapid growth of China's recent prosperity, and evaluates the long-term risk for China and the world if the great environmental, demographic, and political pressures that are growing alongside China's expanding economy explode.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 7 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
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