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Secrets of the Forbidden City

Author: Ian BremnerEric MeyersLion Television Ltd.,WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),Channel Four (Great Britain),All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Virginia] : PBS, [Alexandria, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2017] [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a laboratory, a team of engineers create a replica of Beijing's Forbidden City to uncover the secrets underlying its ability to withstand earthquakes over the centuries.
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Genre/Form: Television series
Documentary television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Science television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Bremner; Eric Meyers; Lion Television Ltd.,; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),; Channel Four (Great Britain),; ARTE France,; China Intercontinental Communication Center,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781531703462 1531703461
OCLC Number: 1005674311
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Notes: Documentary.
Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Nova.
Program content: ©2017.
Widescreen presentation.
Running time indicated on container: approximately 60 minutes; actual running time: 54 minutes.
Performer(s): Narrator, Eric Meyers.
Description: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Contents: A city tour --
In an earthquake zone --
A complex system of logistics --
The marble and ice road --
One final test.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a Nova production by Lion Television for Nova/WGBH Boston in association with Channel 4, ARTE France and China Intercontinental Communication Center ; produced and directed by Ian Bremner.

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In a laboratory, a team of engineers create a replica of Beijing's Forbidden City to uncover the secrets underlying its ability to withstand earthquakes over the centuries.

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