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Asia Today, China
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directed by Sheri Baer, fl. 1998; produced by Sheri Baer, fl. 1998, in Asia Today (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1998), 50 mins
One fifth of all people on Earth live in China, the world's most populated country: modernization is on the fast track.
directed by Sheri Baer, fl. 1998; produced by Sheri Baer, fl. 1998, in Asia Today (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1998), 50 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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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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Discover Indonesia
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directed by Terry Ohlsson, 1938-; produced by Terry Ohlsson, 1938- (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1994), 47 mins
Indonesia, with a land area of almost 2,000,000 square kilometers, is made of a myriad of islands including Sumatra, Java, and Bali. Dispersed along the equator, stretching from Sabang to Merauke just north of Australia, Indonesia is an exciting blend of the Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Chinese and Dutch colonial cult...
directed by Terry Ohlsson, 1938-; produced by Terry Ohlsson, 1938- (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1994), 47 mins
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Great Moghuls, 1, Babur
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directed by Douglas Rae; produced by Douglas Rae, in Great Moghuls, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1990), 26 mins
Through the romantic and dangerous Khyber Pass in 1526 came the founder of the great Moghul Empire, Babur, an adventurer who descended from two formidable conquerors, Genghis Khan and Tamburlaine. By the time he came into India he had built up not only a sizable army, but had an important new weapon, firearms, whi...
directed by Douglas Rae; produced by Douglas Rae, in Great Moghuls, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1990), 26 mins
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