China’s history is one of the richest and most thrilling narratives in the world. At a time when anti-Chinese feeling is rising across the globe, it is all the more important to see China from its own point of view. The film maker, broadcaster and best-selling historian reveals a riveting grand sweep narrative which is the product of four decades of travel and filming in China. He’ll be sharing big ideas, landscape and travel, and peoples’ stories, depicting Chinese history from multiple viewpoints to explain why it is what it is today.
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