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DVD: History

A Dream of Red Mansions
Order No. D8002
ISBN: 9787880861006
Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)
Length: 737 minutes
Language: Chinese with English and Chinese subtitles
Publisher: Beauty Media Inc.
Price: $59.95

Synopsis:
This TV series was adapted from the namesake novel by Cao Xueqin.
Based on the love story between Lin Daiyu and Jia Baoyu, through the portrait of the ebb and flow, honor and disgrace of the Jia family under the bleak feudal environment, it mirrors people’s daily lives and social conflicts under Kanghsi and Chienlung’s reign. While depicting the rebellious character Jia Baoyu as well as the pretty innocent girls as Lin Daiyu, Xue Baochai and three other daughters of the Jia family, it also fully discloses the ravage on humanism that was imposed by feudalism.




Eternal Emperor: Emperor Kangxi in Qing Dynasty (1654-1722)

中国历代皇帝:清圣祖康熙(1654-1722)

Order No. D7109
ISBN: 7883673718
EAN: 6937475385735
Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)
Length: 40 min.
Number of Disc: 1
Language: Chinese with English and Simplified Chinese subtitles
Publisher: Peninsula Audiovisual Press
Pub Year: 2007
Price: $12.95

The DVD tells the story of Emperor Kang Xi, whose intelligence and ambition made Qing Dynasty enter a flourishing period. He was merciful but never irresolute and hesitant. He began to administer the country at 16 and succeeded in achieving a number of military tasks to consolidate his regime. He is regarded as one of the most important and influential emperors in the Chinese history.

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Eternal Emperor: Emperor Qianlong in Qing Dynasty (1711-1799)

中国历代皇帝:乾隆皇帝(1711-1799)

Order No. D7110
ISBN: 7883673718
EAN: 6937475385742
Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)
Length: 40 min.
Number of Disc: 1
Language: Chinese with English and Simplified Chinese subtitles
Publisher: Peninsula Audiovisual Press
Pub Year: 2007
Price: $12.95

The DVD demonstrates the life of Emperor Qianlong in Qing Dynasty.
In 1735, Emperor Qianlong ascended the throne in the most prosperous period of the Qing Dynasty. In addition to administering the country, Qianlong collected many kinds of books from former generations, summoned more than 4,000 scholars to edit "Si Ku Quan Shu" (Complete Imperial Collection of Books) which is one of the most important Chinese classics.
In 1795, after 60 years as the emperor , he thought himself unsuitable to be on the throne any longer, so he passed the throne to his son.. .

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Eternal Emperor: Emperor Wu Zetian I Tang Dynasty

中国历代皇帝:武则天

Order No. D7106
ISBN: 7883673718
EAN: 6937475385704
Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)
Length: 40 min.
Number of Disc: 1
Language: Chinese with English and Simplified Chinese subtitles
Publisher: Peninsula Audiovisual Press
Pub Year: 2007
Price: $12.95

The DVD demonstrates Wu Zetian, the only woman known as emperor in China's history. Originally the emperor's concubine, she finally rose to become the master of the whole nation.
Since becoming the queen in 655, Wu Zetia intervened the state affairs for 29 years, and then administrated the country for 21 years as the emperor.
She ruled the country with an iron hand of a man although she is regarded as an exceptionally outstanding woman.

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Fighting for King

狮王争霸

Director: Xu Ke
Starring: Li Lianjie
Order No. D8001
EAN: 6937475391972
Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)
Length: 111 min.
Number of Disc: 1
Language: Chinese with English and Simplified Chinese subtitles
Publisher: Chinese Film Audio & Video Press
Price: $14.95

At the end of Qing Dynasty, Empress Cixi tells the Primary Minister Li Hong Zhang to call on all the Kungfu masters to participate in a competition for the honor of Lion King of China. Zhao Tianba, a local hooligan, tries to win the title so he fights a fierce wrestling with the most revered kungfu master Huang Feihong…




Eternal Emperor: Genghis Khan

中国历代皇帝:成吉思汗

Order No. D7107
ISBN: 7883673718
EAN: 6937475385711
Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)
Length: 40 min.
Number of Disc: 1
Language: Chinese with English and Simplified Chinese subtitles
Publisher: Peninsula Audiovisual Press
Pub Year: 2007
Price: $12.95

The DVD tells the story of an extraordinary hero Genghis Khan.

Genghis Khan is not only the most dazzling star on the ancient war stage, the proudest hero in Mongolia nationality, but also "the human emperor" known to many Westerners.
Interestingly, Genghis Khan's death remains a mystery to to the later generations: hit by arrows, falling off a horse, suffering illness, struck by thunder and lightning, or being assassinated? This DVD will show you a lot more.

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Eternal Emperor: The First Emperor Qin (259 B.C.-210 B.C.)

中国历代皇帝:秦始皇(公元前259—公元前210)

Order No. D7102
ISBN: 7883673718
EAN: 6937475385667
Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)
Length: 40 min.
Number of Disc: 1
Language: Chinese with English and Simplified Chinese subtitles
Publisher: Peninsula Audiovisual Press
Pub Year: 2007
Price: $12.95

The DVD tells the story of the First Emperor Qin (Qin Shihuang). During the 10 years from 230 B.C. to 221 B.C., the Qin dynasty eliminated six rivals one by one, and finally achieved China's political unity.
Qin Shihuangset up a large unified kingdom based on agriculture, adopted centralization system which regarded the emperor as the centre to control the whole country..
This country owns unprecedentedly wide territories, with great differences in local customs and culture from area to area. Qin Shihuang also unified China’a currency, weight and measure systems, and written language, among others.

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Well-known Cultural Literates of China: Du Fu / Bai Juyi

历史文化名人:杜甫 / 白居易

Order No. D7118
ISBN: 7884082055
EAN: 6937475386947
Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)
Length: 50 min.
Number of Disc: 1
Language: Chinese with English and Simplified Chinese subtitles
Publisher: Qilu Audio and Video Press
Pub Year: 2007
Price: $12.95

Du Fu was a famous poet in Tang Dynasty and had over 1400 poems left behind. The poems recorded Dufu’s life experience vividly. They connected the reality with his individual life, making his ideology and artistic form united. They also represent the highest achievement of Tang poems. Thus he was called the Poem Sage.

Bai Juyi named himself Retired Scholar of Xiangshan Mountain. Succeeding Dufu, he is another outstanding poet in Tang Dynasty. His poems are characterized by using the common and smooth language. His poems “Song of the Lute Player” and “Poem of Everlasting Sorrow” are regarded as works of eternity.

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Well-known Cultural Literates of China: Laozi / Zhuangzi

历史文化名人:老子 / 庄子

Order No. D7111
ISBN: 7884082055
EAN: 6937475386435
Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)
Length: 50 min.
Number of Disc: 1
Language: Chinese with English and Simplified Chinese subtitles
Publisher: Qilu Audio and Video Press
Pub Year: 2007
Price: $12.95

Laozi is a great thinker in the Spring and Autumn period and founder of Taoism. His Tao Te Ching started China’s ancient philosophy. His philosophical thoughts and the Taoism had a great influence on the development of ancient civilization in China.

Zhuangzi, a follower of Laozi, was a representative of the Tao school in the Warring States period. Meanwhile, he was a brilliant writer and philosopher. In his representative work Zhuangzi, he explained the essence of the Tao school and expanded it, consolidating the position of Tao school as an influential philosophical school.

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Well-known Cultural Literates of China: Xuanzang / Yue Fei

历史文化名人:玄奘 / 岳飞

Order No. D7120
ISBN: 7884082055
EAN: 6937475386961
Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)
Length: 50 min.
Number of Disc: 1
Language: Chinese with English and Simplified Chinese subtitles
Publisher: Qilu Audio and Video Press
Pub Year: 2007
Price: $12.95

Yue Fei, was a famous general against the Jin invaders in the early Southern Song dynasty. He led his army to defeat the Jin Army many times but was framed up by those officials who proposed surrender to Jin. He was eventually killed by the flabby government.

Xuanzang, a monk in the Tang dynasty, was a great sutra translator in Chinese history. Xuanzang’s sutra translation and missionary efforts made Chang’an the center of Buddhism in the era.

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Well-known Cultural Literates of China: Zhuge Liang / Wu Zetian

历史文化名人:诸葛亮 / 武则天

Order No. D7117
ISBN: 7884082055
EAN: 6937475386497
Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)
Length: 50 min.
Number of Disc: 1
Language: Chinese with English and Simplified Chinese subtitles
Publisher: Qilu Audio and Video Press
Pub Year: 2007
Price: $12.95

Zhuge Liang, also named Zhuge Kongming, was an outstanding statesman as well as a strategist in the period of Three Kingdoms. When Zhuge Liang was the prime minister of Shu State, he tried his best to make the country prosperous. He judged everybody strictly on his merits. The policies carried out by him had hugely intensified the economical and cultural development.

Wu Zetian is the Empress of Tang Gao Zong, and the only female Emperor in China. After Wu crowned herself, she encouraged the development of imperial examination system and brook routes to choose talents; she rewarded farming and boosted the economy; she observed and made good use of talents and welcomed advices from them. During her reign for nearly half a century, the society remained stable and the economy developed, which led to a golden period of the Chinese feudal dynasty—Kai Yuan prosperous period.

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