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Story of China | Episode | The Ming

In Nanjing Michael Wood sees the building of a huge replica of a Ming ocean-going junk. In Suzhou the 'Venice of China', he explores the silk industry, ceramics and lacquer-making, and visits one of China's most beautiful gardens. Then in Macao, the arrival of Jesuit missionary Matteo Ricci begins China's fateful modern exchanges with the West.

S1 E4 | 0:56:48 | AIRED: 6/27/2017 | EXPIRES: 6/27/2027 |
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