Extras

    Video thumbnail: Story of China The Family: The Basis of Chinese Civilization

    Story of China

    The Family: The Basis of Chinese Civilization

    Michael Wood joins in the ancestral rituals with the Qin family of Wuxi.

    The Family: The Basis of Chinese Civilization

    Video thumbnail: Story of China Confucius: China's Guide to a Moral Life

    Story of China

    Confucius: China's Guide to a Moral Life

    A group of Korean scholars tell Michael why Confucius still matters so much today.

    Confucius: China's Guide to a Moral Life

    Video thumbnail: Story of China Preview: Ancestors (Episode 1)

    Story of China

    Preview: Ancestors (Episode 1)

    Search for the roots of today's China in both its history and modern celebrations.

    Preview: Ancestors (Episode 1)

    Video thumbnail: Story of China The Discovery of the First Chinese Writing

    Story of China

    The Discovery of the First Chinese Writing

    Michael uncovers clues to China’s first dynasty, the Shang, in a traditional drug store.

    The Discovery of the First Chinese Writing

    Video thumbnail: Story of China The Myth of the Origins of the Chinese People

    Story of China

    The Myth of the Origins of the Chinese People

    Michael Wood joins a million pilgrims at a temple festival for China’s ancient gods.

    The Myth of the Origins of the Chinese People