Foundations of Eastern Civilization

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Foundations of Eastern Civilization

2013

Eastern civilization has its own fascinating story, with consequences that matter deeply to our lives today. Now you can take a grand journey to explore the big accomplishments of Eastern civilization, from the material...

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Craig G. Benjamin

In This Series

Journey to the East
Episode 1
Journey to the East
Yin and Yang - The Geography of China
Episode 2
Yin and Yang - The Geography of China
Early China and the Mysterious Xia
Episode 3
Early China and the Mysterious Xia
The Coming of the Shang
Episode 4
The Coming of the Shang
The Shang and Writing for the Gods
Episode 5
The Shang and Writing for the Gods
The Zhou and the Mandate of Heaven
Episode 6
The Zhou and the Mandate of Heaven
Great Ideas of the Zhou - Confucianism
Episode 7
Great Ideas of the Zhou - Confucianism
Great Ideas of the Zhou - Later Confucianism
Episode 8
Great Ideas of the Zhou - Later Confucianism
Great Ideas of the Zhou - Daoism
Episode 9
Great Ideas of the Zhou - Daoism
Great Ideas of the Zhou - Legalism
Episode 10
Great Ideas of the Zhou - Legalism
The Qin and the First Emperor of China
Episode 11
The Qin and the First Emperor of China
Contact with the West - The Early Han
Episode 12
Contact with the West - The Early Han
Triumph and Tragedy - The Later Han
Episode 13
Triumph and Tragedy - The Later Han
Silk Roads - In the Footsteps of Nomads
Episode 14
Silk Roads - In the Footsteps of Nomads
Silk Roads - The Envoy Zhang Qian
Episode 15
Silk Roads - The Envoy Zhang Qian
Silk Roads - Perils of Camels and Caravans
Episode 16
Silk Roads - Perils of Camels and Caravans
Silk Roads - Rome and Roads from the West
Episode 17
Silk Roads - Rome and Roads from the West
Silk Roads - The Lost Kushan Empire
Episode 18
Silk Roads - The Lost Kushan Empire
Origins of Buddhism
Episode 19
Origins of Buddhism
The Age of Disunity
Episode 20
The Age of Disunity
The Great Taizong and the Rise of the Tang
Episode 21
The Great Taizong and the Rise of the Tang
Changan and the Glittering Tang
Episode 22
Changan and the Glittering Tang
Korea - Mysterious Beginnings
Episode 23
Korea - Mysterious Beginnings
Korea - The Land of Morning Calm
Episode 24
Korea - The Land of Morning Calm
Korea - The Unified Silla
Episode 25
Korea - The Unified Silla
Korea - The Koryo
Episode 26
Korea - The Koryo
Japan - Geography and Early Cultures
Episode 27
Japan - Geography and Early Cultures
Japan - Treasures of the Tomb Period
Episode 28
Japan - Treasures of the Tomb Period
Japan - Nara and the Great Eastern Temple
Episode 29
Japan - Nara and the Great Eastern Temple
Japan - The World of the Heian
Episode 30
Japan - The World of the Heian
Southeast Asia - Vietnam
Episode 31
Southeast Asia - Vietnam
Southeast Asia - Indian and Islamic Influences
Episode 32
Southeast Asia - Indian and Islamic Influences
The Industrial Revolution of the Song
Episode 33
The Industrial Revolution of the Song
Intellectual and Cultural Life of the Song
Episode 34
Intellectual and Cultural Life of the Song
The Mongols Conquer the World
Episode 35
The Mongols Conquer the World
Shaking the Foundation - Mongols in the East
Episode 36
Shaking the Foundation - Mongols in the East
The Rise of the Ming
Episode 37
The Rise of the Ming
Great Treasure Fleets of the Ming
Episode 38
Great Treasure Fleets of the Ming
The Qing - Nomads Return from the North
Episode 39
The Qing - Nomads Return from the North
The Qing - The Last Emperor of China
Episode 40
The Qing - The Last Emperor of China
Korea Choson - Rise of the Yangban
Episode 41
Korea Choson - Rise of the Yangban
Korea Choson - The Last Dynasty
Episode 42
Korea Choson - The Last Dynasty
Medieval Japan - Samurai and Shoguns
Episode 43
Medieval Japan - Samurai and Shoguns
Tokugawa and Meiji Japan
Episode 44
Tokugawa and Meiji Japan
The People's Republic of China
Episode 45
The People's Republic of China
Isolation and Cold War Conflicts
Episode 46
Isolation and Cold War Conflicts
The Rise of the East Asian Tigers
Episode 47
The Rise of the East Asian Tigers
The Enduring Ideas of Eastern Civilization
Episode 48
The Enduring Ideas of Eastern Civilization