China: Triumph and Turmoil (Three-part series - Enhanced DVD)

China: Triumph and Turmoil (Three-part series - Enhanced DVD)
For over 2,000 years China was held together by imperial rule and is today now a Communist country with a capitalist economy. This three-part series seeks to gain a deeper understanding of what this complex country's future holds and how the lives of the Chinese people have changed over the decades. Follow Harvard University history professor Niall Ferguson as he visits this country that contains a fifth of the world's population and speaks to a myriad of individuals from all walks of life. Survivors of Mao's draconian regime are interviewed along with billionaires, young nationalists and China's rural poor in this thought-provoking BBC production.
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China's complex history continues to evolve and has today become the fastest growing economy on the planet. After 2,000 years of imperial rule, China has since become a Communist country in spite of adopting a capitalist economy. Will China be able to maintain its steady growth or will the intricacies of this country prove to be too challenging to manage? This three part series aims to answer this question and many more as viewers follow Harvard University history professor Nial Ferguson across China's diverse landscape, speaking with survivors of Mao's regime, new billionaires, young nationalists and those who continue to express concern over China's rural poor. Develop a deeper understanding of how far China has come and what direction it may take in the future in this exciting BBC production.

China: Triumph and Turmoil

(Enhanced DVD)

Length:150 minutes

ISBN: 978-1-61753-274-0

Copyright date: ©2012

Closed Captioned

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