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S1 E2: A simple concubine, one of sixty women serving the Xianfeng Emperor, rose to become the de facto ruler of the Qing dynasty. This is the story of Cixi, who, using charisma, political shrewdness, and manipulation, governed the Forbidden City through the latter half of the nineteenth century, and who, by breaking with tradition, may have heralded the end of an empire.
History5 Aug 200846 min
5 Aug 2008
English (United States) (CC)
Closed captions refer to subtitles in available languages with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.
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