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Kazakhstan

We continue our 8,000 kilometer journey across the old silk routes, traveling west from China, across remote deserts and snow-topped mountains, to explore the Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan. Sumnima Udas begns her journey at the China-Kazakhstan border exploring the countryside on a train destined for Uzbekistan. Other topics include Astana's architectural progress, the Green Bazaar in Almaty, and whitewater rafting at Turgen Gorge.
Online
2019; 2015
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A Year in Tibet: Faith, Hope and Charity

The monks prepare for New Year, one of Tibet's biggest festivals, and a local rickshaw driver struggles to earn money as winter approaches.
Online
2019; 2008
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On China: People Power

China, a single-party state run from the very top, yet bubbling up from beneath, grassroots activism is pushing for much needed change. In recent years, NGOs and activist groups have sprung up around the country. From protesting against factory pollution, to striking for better salaries, to even delivering free meals to village children. And with the explosion of social media, these groups are more connected and better resourced than ever before. But how much power can the people really have in the People's Republic of China? And will the growing civil society transform the country's political landscape? In this episode of ON CHINA, CNN's Kristie LuStout explores People Power in China.
Online
2019; 2014
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The Last Eagle Hunters

A spectacular journey into the wilds of Mongolia in search of an ancient, imperilled tradition – the Kazakh golden eagle hunters.
Online
2017
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Yasawi Mausoleum, Kazakhstan

The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, in the town of Yasi (now Turkestan), was built at the time of Timur (Tamerlane), from 1389 to 1405. In this partly unfinished building, Persian master builders experimented with architectural and structural solutions later used in the construction of Samarkand, the capital of the Timurid Empire. Today, it is one of the largest and best-preserved constructions of the Timurid period.
Online
2017; 2004
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Samarkand, Uzbekistan: The Blue Domes of Tamerlane

The historic town of Samarkand is a crossroad and melting pot of the world’s cultures. Founded in the 7th century B.C. as ancient Afrasiab, Samarkand had its most significant development in the Timurid period from the 14th to the 15th centuries. The major monuments include the Registan Mosque and madrasas, Bibi-Khanum Mosque, the Shakhi-Zinda compound and the Gur-Emir ensemble, as well as Ulugh-Beg’s Observatory.
Online
2017; 2003
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Mediastan

A small group of Wikileaks journalists make their way through Central Asia interviewing newspaper editors. Their real goal: to find local media outlets to publish secret US diplomatic cables. This intelligent, guerrilla-style doc follows their fascinating journey from Afghanistan to Manhattan, through the boundaries of free speech and the minds of those who shape our understanding of the world.
Online
2016; 2013
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Great Decisions, 2007

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Discussions of eight major foreign policy issues facing the United States in 2007.
VHS
2007
Ivy (By Request)
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Potomok Chingis-Khana

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Revolutionary drama centered on a young Mongol thought to be descended from Genghis Khan whom imperialists seek to use to further their expansionist interests. After a series of misadventures the young man rebels and leads his people against their oppressors.
DVD
1999; 1928
Clemons (Stacks)
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Moradores del Himalaya

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Ever since man entered Asia, through the Nile valley and the fertile Crescent, he crossed the deserts of the Near East, until he came to a barrier of mountains in the North. Some settled there, attracted by the fertile valleys and in each valley isolated cultures emerged, and numerous different ethnic groups and races developed. These peoples managed to survive in a hostile world, and make the most of what nature had to offer. They are "THE HIMALAYAN DWELLERS". --
Online
1999
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The Himalayan Dwellers

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Ever since man entered Asia, through the Nile valley and the fertile Crescent, he crossed the deserts of the Near East, until he came to a barrier of mountains in the North. Some settled there, attracted by the fertile valleys and in each valley isolated cultures emerged, and numerous different ethnic groups and races developed. These peoples managed to survive in a hostile world, and make the most of what nature had to offer. They are "THE HIMALAYAN DWELLERS". --
Online
1999
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Waiting for Uighurstan

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Shot while the author was conducting fieldwork, this documentary chronicles the experiences of three Uighurs living in Kazakhstan, who left China's Xinjiang province in the 1950's and 1960's to make a new home in the USSR.
VHS
1996
Ivy (By Request)