Robert Hart: a Victorian diplomat who helped transform China into a modern trading nation.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the generosity of Andrew Carnegie.
Jeff Randall explores the life of the businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
Adam Smith tells the story of steel tycoon, philanthropist and unionbuster Andrew Carnegie
Jeff Randall nominates the businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
The empress dowager who tried - and failed - to reform.
Jung Chang's biography of the woman who single-handedly dragged China into modernity.
Cixi forms an important political alliance and launches a palace coup.
The influential Ulsterman who became a servant of the Chinese emperors.
Stephen Johnson and the Ulster Orchestra explore Saint-Saens' Piano Concerto No 2.
Sir Robert organises the defence of Peking against the Boxer rebels.
Sir Robert is called in to help with the fight against the Taiping rebels.
Sir Robert is appointed head of the Imperial Chinese Maritime Customs Service.