The First Emperor: China's Terracotta Army

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Standing guard around the tomb of Qin Shihuangdi, the ranks of a terracotta army bear silent witness to the vast power of the First Emperor of the Qin Dynasty, who unified China in 221 BCE. Six thousand warriors and horses make up the army, while chariots, a military guard, and a command post complete the host. A new look at one of the most spectacular finds in the annals of archaeology, this book...

Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Harvard University Press (May 1, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0674051335
ISBN-13: 978-0674051331
Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 0.6 x 11 inches
Amazon Rank: 6928965
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I recently saw 8 of the Terracotta Warriors at a museum in Minneapolis. This book is a great companion to the exhibit. The book is filled with gorgeous photos along with historical commentary. I would say this book has 30-40 full page photographs w...



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ders the historical and archaeological context of the Terracotta Army, as well as the extensive research and excavation carried out since its discovery in 1974.In richly illustrated chapters, experts in the field describe the Qin's rise and military conquest, the empire's ideology and practices, and the emperor's achievements and legacy. The authors examine the site itself, including new discoveries such as terracotta bureaucrats, acrobats, and strongmen, life-size bronze birds, hundreds of suits of stone armor, and terracotta warriors with colored faces preserved with new technology.From explorations of the massive mausoleum and the rituals that surrounded it, to explanations of the actual manufacture of the Terracotta Army, the book offers a detailed and authoritative tour of one of ancient history's most eloquent memorials, with all it says of China's long and coherent cultural past--and future potential.