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NOVA; Genius That Was China: Rise of the Dragon

01/09/1990

CH 1 - MIX CH2 - M, E, D


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Series
NOVA
Program
Genius That Was China: Rise of the Dragon
Program Number

1706

Series Description

Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

Program Description

A 4-part mini-series tracing the rise, fall and reemergence of science in China. Part one looks at China in the 13th century, when the country boasted the richest, most powerful and most technologically advanced civilization on earth. Looks at how China achieved what it did, and what in Chinese politics, culture and economy kept it from doing more.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Genius That Was China: Rise of the Dragon,” 01/09/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BC12BA7EE4D445B989CC782492E12EFF.
MLA: “NOVA; Genius That Was China: Rise of the Dragon.” 01/09/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BC12BA7EE4D445B989CC782492E12EFF>.
APA: NOVA; Genius That Was China: Rise of the Dragon. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BC12BA7EE4D445B989CC782492E12EFF
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