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Title The first emperor : China's Terracotta Army / edited by Jane Portal ; with the assistance of Hiromi Kinoshita.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    931.04 FIR    Available
Description 240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 30 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note 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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-234) and index.
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.
Summary 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.
Subject Qin shi huang, Emperor of China, 259 B.C.-210 B.C. -- Tomb -- Exhibitions.
Terra-cotta sculpture, Chinese -- Qin-Han dynasties, 221 B.C.-220 A.D. -- Exhibitions.
Shaanxi Sheng (China) -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- China -- Shaanxi Sheng -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Portal, Jane.
Kinoshita, Hiromi.
Added Title 1st emperor : China's Terracotta Army
China's Terracotta Army
ISBN 9780674026971 (alk. paper)
0674026977 (alk. paper)
Standard No. 99818051320

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