In a tale of fantastic geographical sweep, Michael Wood conjures up China's first great international age, the Tang Dynasty. From picturesque old cities on the Yellow River he travels to the bazaars of the Silk Road in Central Asia, and on to India in the footsteps of the Chinese monk who brought Buddhist texts to China.
Trade and Connections (2:56); Luoyang (5:01); Tang Monk Adventures (6:41); Tang Monk Returns (8:41); Xi'An (4:23); Political Power and Expansion (9:02); Western Religions (5:22); Rebellion (7:56); End of a Dynasty (3:19); Epilogue and Credits: The Story of China With Michael Wood: Part 2 (0:29)
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