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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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Celestial Empire, 9, China Institutionalizes Itself
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 9 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
Is Confucianism - the moral system at the root of Chinese civilization - a religion or a philosophy? This episode seeks to answer that question, while explaining the basics of the code and examining how it has survived centuries of foreign religious influences and competing domestic ideologies.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 9 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
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Celestial Empire, 14, Land of Archeology
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 14 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 32 mins
China's long history has provided countless fascinating archaeological findings in many facets of this science.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 14 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 32 mins
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Celestial Empire, 15, A Nation of Diversity
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 15 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
The vast land of China is home to 55 recognized distinct minority groups. Although approximately 93 percent of the country is Han Chinese, each of these groups is still distinguished by language, culture and religious affiliation.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 15 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
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Celestial Empire, 16, The Chinese Language
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 16 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
This episode examines the seven dialects of the Chinese language - all different from one another but share the same writing systems. Chinese differs from other languages in that it is all monosyllables with multiple meanings depending on pronunciation. This episode follows the evolution of the Chinese dialects.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 16 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 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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