Heritage of the Wild Dragon

Streaming Video - 2005
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The fine loess soil of the Yellow River basin quickly established that region as the home of China's earliest recorded dynasty. This program focuses primarily on Bronze Age China and the contributions of the Yin (or Shang) dynasty, with a tangential emphasis on the reign of the Qins. Commentary by Tang Jigen, of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and other experts; archival film of the excavation of Yinxu; armor and artifacts from the tomb of Qin Shihuangdi; footage of loess being used to replicate intricate Yin-era bronzes; and incredible 3-D computer animation provide penetrating insights into the history of ancient China.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c2000.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (59 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Alternative Title: Heritage of the wild dragon


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