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The first emperor : China's Terracotta Army

Author: Jane Portal; Hiromi Kinoshita
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Terracotta Army is evidence of the organisational power of the Qin Dynasty that unified China in 221 BC. This book unfolds the historical and archaeological context of the Terracotta Warriors, and explores the new research and excavation that has been carried out in the years since the first discovery in 1974.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Qin shi huang, Emperor of China; Qin shi huang, Emperor of China; Qin shi huang, Emperor of China
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Portal; Hiromi Kinoshita
ISBN: 9780674026971 0674026977 9780674051331 0674051335 9780714124513 0714124516 0714124478 9780714124476
OCLC Number: 123119878
Notes: Originally published in 2007 by The British Museum Press ... London ...
This book is published to accompany the exhibition at the British Museum from 13 September 2007 to 6 April 2008.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 30 cm
Contents: The rise of Qin and the military conquest of the warring states --
The First Emperor and the Qin empire --
Imperial tours and mountain inscriptions --
The First Emperor's tomb: the afterlife universe --
A two-thousand-year-old underground empire.
Other Titles: China's Terracotta Army
Responsibility: edited by Jane Portal ; with the assistance of Hiromi Kinoshita.
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The Terracotta Army is evidence of the organisational power of the Qin Dynasty that unified China in 221 BC. This book unfolds the historical and archaeological context of the Terracotta Warriors, and explores the new research and excavation that has been carried out in the years since the first discovery in 1974.

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