Episode 4 Soul of the Samurai

How did an Indian Buddhist shrine influence a Japanese pagoda? How are Italian pigs and cowry shells related to porcelain? These intriguing questions are...

Episode 2 The Heritage of Genghis Khan

They were skilful administratorsthe first global players who guaranteed the uninterrupted exchange of goods and ideas between the Orient and the West for nearly...

The Great Wall Of China

Winding roughly 6,700 kilometers through undulating mountains, grasslands, and desert, its vastness seems beyond the realm of human possibility. A wonder of the ancient...

Episode 3 Spice Routes and Silk Roads

The world's largest democracy and a rising economic giantIndia is now as well known across the globe for its mastery of computer technology as...

India: God’s Own Country

Spirituality is big business in Keralafueled by the planeloads of tourists who come to India's south western coast in search of enlightenment. In this...

Episode 5 Prints of the Floating World

How did an Indian Buddhist shrine influence a Japanese pagoda? How are Italian pigs and cowry shells related to porcelain? These intriguing questions are...

The Anzacs

The ultimate success or failure of many of the battles of World War II boiled down to men and machines locked in a fight...

Jewels In The Jungle

Mysteries of Asiaproduced for The Learning Channel, explores historical fact and theory surrounding some of the oldest structures in Asia. New footage of the...

Episode 4 Ages of Gold

The world's largest democracy and a rising economic giantIndia is now as well known across the globe for its mastery of computer technology as...

Japan in Colour The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn

In 1908the French banker and philanthropist Albert Kahn launched one of the most ambitious projects in the history of photography. A pacifist, internationalist and...