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Sweeping in scope, majestic in visual beauty, and rich in scholarship, this groundbreaking series underscores Discovery Channel's commitment to the highest production values in the pursuit of relevant, educational content. Part geography and part history, the Atlas series presents the world in an entirely new way. Each title is divided into two volumes. The first consists of short stories that meet curricular themes; the second contains the complete program.
One-fifth of the world's population lives in China, yet many Westerners know little about its rich culture and history. From the martial art of kung fu to the invention of paper, discover how China has influenced life throughout the world. Meet the farmers, athletes, and entrepreneurs who make up the face of modern China and can show you their country like it's never been seen before.