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The Terracotta Army : China's first emperor and the birth of a nation

Author: John Man
Publisher: London : Bantam Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Terracotta Army is one of the greatest, and most famous, archaeological discoveries of all time. 8,099 life-size figures of warriors and horses were interred in the Mausoleum of the First Emperor of China each is individually carved, and they are thought to represent real members of the emperors army.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Qin shi huang, Emperor of China; Qin shi huang, Emperor of China
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Man
ISBN: 9780593059296 0593059298 0593059301 9780593059302 9780553819144 0553819143
OCLC Number: 137313197
Description: xiii, 288 pages, [32] pages of color plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John Man.

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"Man does for the reader that most difficult of tasks: he conjures up an ancient people in an alien landscape in such a way as to make them live." Guardian

 
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