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China: A Century of Revolution


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The three most important factors in the future of this planet are China, China, and China. China is the wild card. As it goes, so will the world. But the future of China cannot be glimpsed unless you have some clue of its recent past. This fantastic 3-part series is a fast-paced, extremely photogenic story of the madness that has possessed China this last century. You watch, horrified and mesmerized, as it lurches from one insane obsession to another. Is its current all-consuming devotion to commercialism and capitalism yet another bout of madness, or its final release? You’ll have a better idea after this film. I have not found a better one-stop source for understanding China today than this series (and I married into the Chinese).

– KK

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China: Century of Revolution
by Sue Williams
2000 (re-issued in 2007), 360 min.
$20, DVD, 3 discs

Rent from Netflix

Available from Amazon

Posted November 29, 2006 at 2:00 pm | comments
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