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China : Gobi

Author: ARTE France (Firm); Infobase,
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : ARTE France, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2017] ©2017 2018.
Series: Silk Road.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Uyghur family invites our guide into their home. He learns about their way of life and growing techniques. Gaochang used to be an important waypoint through the Silk Road and a famous gathering place for scholars. Alfred visits the city of Turpan in the heart of the desert and the tunnels of its ingenious water-supply system. Afterwards, he comes upon Jiaohe Ruins—an ancient city hewn from the rock. He then makes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: ARTE France (Firm); Infobase,
OCLC Number: 1078563194
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by ARTE France, 2017.
Target Audience: 9 - 12
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (26 min., 15 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Turpan Depression (5:25); Religion in Gaochang (3:22); Turpan's Sewers and Wind Farms (5:53); Gobi Desert's Ancient Ruins (5:16); Eastern and Western Cultures in Urumqi (4:36); Credits: Gobi (0:31);
Series Title: Silk Road.
Responsibility: ARTE France.

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A Uyghur family invites our guide into their home. He learns about their way of life and growing techniques. Gaochang used to be an important waypoint through the Silk Road and a famous gathering place for scholars. Alfred visits the city of Turpan in the heart of the desert and the tunnels of its ingenious water-supply system. Afterwards, he comes upon Jiaohe Ruins—an ancient city hewn from the rock. He then makes friends with some young Uyghurs in a park in Urumqi, Mongols and Hans who are all keen practitioners of parkour.

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