The story of China - How humans got fire

A look at the myth of how the Chinese people first got fire from the Gods.

The story of China - How King Yu controlled the flood

A look at the legend of King Yu and his battle to control the Yellow River.

The story of China - How people were created

A look at the Chinese myth of how the first people were created.

The story of China - How the early Chinese made bronzes

We watch a modern bronze caster make a replica of a Shang-style bronze bowl.

The story of China - How the Shang invented writing

How the discovery of some old bones completely changed the way we view the Shang.

The story of China - How we know about the Shang

A survey of the evidence that tells us the Shang really existed.

The Story of China - The rise and fall of the Shang

A look at the reasons behind the rise and fall of the Shang dynasty, around 3,500 years ago.

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