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Home > Screenings > Autentic Distribution > Empire Builders: China

Producer: Pilot Productions for PBS, History UK

Genres: Documentary

3 x 52’, 2 x 52’, 2 x 52’

Empire Builders: China (3x52’)

China is one of the oldest civilisations on earth and one of unparalleled continuity. Confucian values still underpin much of society despite the Communist Revolution of the middle of last century which signalled such a dramatic break from it’s past.This three-part Empire Builders mini-series explores the culture and values that have made China such a resilient civilisation and how these have impacted on modern China today.

Empire Builders: Ancient Greece (2x52’)

Its contribution to science, philosophy, architecture, politics and drama is felt every day by the modern world. On our historic journey we explore Greek mythology, the rivalry of Athens and Sparta, the Persian wars, and the accomplishments of Alexander the Great. And we examine the great archaeological excavations that unearthed these sites and the controversy that surrounds the removal of famous icons from the ancient world.

Empire Builders: Dutch Golgen Age (2x52’)

The Dutch Golden Age spanned roughly the 17th century, in which Dutch trade, science, military, and art were among the most acclaimed in the world. The first period is characterized by the Thirty Years' War, which ended in 1648. The Golden Age continued peacefully during the Dutch Republic until the end of the century. The transition by the Netherlands to the leading maritime and economic power in the world has been called the "Dutch Miracle".