This last film tells the tale of the great Taiping Rebellion in which 20 million died, and the fall of the Empire in 1911. Michael visits Hong Kong's Peninsula Hotel, jewel of the Jazz age, and follows Mao on the Long March to Yan'an, the base of the communist revolution.
Introduction: The Story of China With Michael Wood: Part 6 (2:03); Taiping Rebellion (7:10); Taiping Kingdom (3:37); Qing Retribution (2:39); Boxer Rebellion (4:52); Citizen Voices (3:10); Republic of China (2:20); Call for Democracy (4:16); Westernization (2:58); Japanese Invasion (6:53); Communist China (3:30); Cultural Revolution (4:20); Party Resolution and Modernization (7:23)
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