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text The terracotta warriors : exploring the most intriguing puzzle in Chinese history

Summary

Traces the discovery of the famed terracotta warriors against a backdrop of what is currently known about the Qin Dynasty, offering scholarly insights into the surprising theories about the creation of the Qin Emperor's remarkable third-century B.C.E. mausoleum.

Contents
Introduction: Legends and the 1974 discovery -- I: History -- Warrior Chu -- The ancestors of Qin Shihuang -- From provincial kings to universal emperor -- Creation of the temporal empire -- II: Mystery -- What kind of immortality did Qin Shihuang... Read more
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xxv, 273 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Publisher
Pegasus Books 2018

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TADL-WOOD 931 BUR in Adult Non-fiction Available

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