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Author Wood, Frances, 1948-

Title China's first emperor and his terracotta warriors / Frances Wood.

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    931.04 WOO    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description ix, 209 p. : ill. , map ; 22 cm.
Note Originally published under title: The first emperor of China. London : Profile, 2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: elephants, steamed duck and warring states -- The heart of a tiger or wolf -- The grand scribe's records and the place of the sleeping tiger -- The cunning councillor -- Cowboys and indians or Confucianism and Legalism -- The height of legal responsibility -- This species of fortification: the Great Wall -- The burning of the books -- Making everything the same -- The supreme forest and the hall of 10,000 guests -- The drugs of immortality -- Seas of mercury, pearl stars and an army of 8,000 men -- The First Emperor and the Great Helmsman.
Subject Qin shi huang, Emperor of China, 259 B.C.-210 B.C.
China -- History -- Qin dynasty, 221-207 B.C.
China -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Added Title First emperor of China
ISBN 9780312381127

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