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STORY OF CHINA

China's Last Empire: A Rich Age for Muslim Culture

  • Aired: 07/11/2017
  • 02:24
  • Rating: NR
In the Great Mosque in Xi'an, Michael Wood shows us inscriptions in Chinese, Arabic and Farsi, which reveal the multi-cultural world of China 300 years ago under the Qing Dynasty. In Kaifeng, he is welcomed into a women-only mosque with a female imam – a Chinese tradition that originated in the Qing dynasty. After the ceremony, it's time for laughter and 'selfies!'
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Under the Qing Dynasty Muslim culture had a new vitality – including all women’s mosques.
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