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Program Title: China's Cosmopolitan Age: The Tang
EASC Code: CC-09
Series Title:
Region/Country: China
Language: English
Subtitles:
Subject: History, Archaeology
Program Type: Documentary
Media Type: VHS
Director:
Producer: Annenberg/CPB Collection
Release Date: 1993
Running Time: 60 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: "[This video] examines the Tang's vitality in government, art, religion and philosophy, and its profound contribution to the humanistic traditions of China, Korea, and Japan by visiting some of the Tang's most important sites and treasures, including Xi'an (on the site of the Tang capital Chang'an); luoyang (Tang's second capital); the Silk Road; Wutai Mountain (Tang center of Buddhist worship); the Hejiacun collection excavated in 1071; the amazing Famen collection, excavated in 1987; treasures from Tang Royal Tombs (Emperor Taizong, Prince Yide, Princess Yongtai); the Longmen Rock Carvings; and the Tang Buddhist art of the Dunhuang Caves."
Data Entry Date: 5/11/1999