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PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a (more…)

Premiered: March 3, 1974

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Season 17, Episode 18 The Genius That Was China: The Threat from Japan

First Aired: April 3, 1990

Part 3 of "The Genius That Was China" recalls "The Threat from Japan" that emerged during the mid-1800s when Japan began employing Western manufacturing techniques. Included: the Sino-Japanese War (1894-95).

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The Genius That Was China: Empires in Collision

Season 17, Episode 17

March 27, 1990

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The Genius That Was China: Will the Dragon Rise Again?

Season 17, Episode 19

April 10, 1990

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