China's Forbidden City

60 minutes

Go inside the ancient walls of Beijing's fabled Forbidden City, the seat of Chinese Emperors for hundreds of years, and until recently off-limits to Westerners.

60 minutes

Go inside the ancient walls of Beijing's fabled Forbidden City, the seat of Chinese Emperors for hundreds of years, and until recently off-limits to Westerners.

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Conclusion. How a concubine of the Xianfeng emperor rose to become the de-facto ruler of the Qing Dynasty in the latter half of the 19th century. Included: her role in the dynasty's downfall.

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s1e2 The Reign of the Concubine
October 21, 2011
Conclusion. How a concubine of the Xianfeng emperor rose to become the de-facto ruler of the Qing Dynasty in the latter half of the 19th century. Included: her role in the dynasty's downfall.
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Part 1 of a two-part examination of the Forbidden City in Beijing, the ancient Chinese imperial palace. Included: its construction during the Ming Dynasty; its flaws; a fire that foreshadowed the fate of the city and the Ming Dynasty.

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s1e1 The Center of the World
October 4, 2011
Part 1 of a two-part examination of the Forbidden City in Beijing, the ancient Chinese imperial palace. Included: its construction during the Ming Dynasty; its flaws; a fire that foreshadowed the fate of the city and the Ming Dynasty.
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s1e1 The Center of the World
October 4, 2011
October 4, 2011
The Center of the World
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