45 min. Produced for National Geographic Channels in 2011. The Great Wall of China is more than 3,000 miles in length and was built in just 20 years by a workforce of nearly two million. The story of its building is told in this film through three individuals, each one central to the tale.
Call Number: Videotape Collection - Vid Cas 2620 - AV 7 Day Loan
Publication Date: 1990
6 videocassettes (55 min. ea.) v. 1. Glories of ancient Chang-An -- v. 2. A thousand kilometers beyond the Yellow River -- v. 3. The art gallery in the desert -- v. 4. The dark castle -- v. 5. In search of the kingdom of Lou-Lan -- v. 6. Across the Taklamakan Desert.
This film is a part of the NOVA series "Secrets of Lost Empires"
, documents a 1999 effort by a NOVA-assembled crew of scholars and timber framers to design and build a Chinese bridge known only from an ancient painting.
Its primary gold is to establish and maintain vital links to the Silk Road communities here in the United States and abroad in order to educate and inform people about the latest Inner Asia and Silk Road research and discoveries.