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China: As History Is My Witness Episode guide

  1. Old Hundred Names - China's Citizens

    10/10 People power has long been promised. With the internet, is it finally here?

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2012

  2. Hong Xiuquan - The Rebel

    9/10 The empire builder who thought he was the younger brother of Jesus Christ.

    First broadcast: 18 Oct 2012

  3. Wang Anshi - The Mandarin

    8/10 Class war in 11th century China: the rise and fall of a brilliant bureaucrat.

    First broadcast: 17 Oct 2012

  4. Liu Bei - The Warlord

    7/10 Liu Bei, the swashbuckling adventurer from ancient China.

    First broadcast: 16 Oct 2012

  5. Qin Shi Huangdi: The Emperor

    6/10 History's verdict on the man who left the terracotta warriors and a mighty empire.

    First broadcast: 15 Oct 2012

  6. The Soong Sisters - The Consorts

    5/10 It is said that one sister loved money, one loved power and one loved her country.

    First broadcast: 12 Oct 2012

  7. Du Fu and Li Bai - The Poets

    4/10 Carrie Gracie explores why China's children still quote two drunkards from the 8th century

    First broadcast: 11 Oct 2012

  8. The Duke of Zhou: The Ancestor

    3/10 In a society built around ancestor worship, Carrie Gracie meets the ultimate ancestor.

    First broadcast: 10 Oct 2012

  9. Kublai Khan: The Barbarian

    2/10 How Kublai Khan, the man from Mongolia, beat the odds and conquered the south.

    First broadcast: 09 Oct 2012

  10. Sima Qian: China's Great Historian

    1/10 Death or castration: China's greatest historian Sima Qian faces a tough choice.

    First broadcast: 08 Oct 2012

  11. Omnibus Edition: Part 2

    Carrie Gracie presents a series exploring ten great lives from Chinese history.

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2012

  12. Omnibus: Part 1

    Carrie Gracie presents a series exploring ten great lives from Chinese history.

    First broadcast: 12 Oct 2012

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