The First Emperor: China's Terracotta Army

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Jane Portal, Hiromi Kinoshita
British Museum, 2007 - China - 240 pages
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The Terracotta Army is evidence of the organisational power of the Qin Dynasty that unified China in 221 BC. This text unfolds the historical and archaeological context of the Terracotta Warriors, and explores the research and excavation that has been carried out in the years since the first discovery in 1974.

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British Museum catalogue to accompany the First Emperor: China;s Terracotta Army exhibition. Lots of lavish photos of the items on display plus descriptions and 6 essays giving context for the first ... Read full review

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I have just seen the exhibit of the soldiers at the High Museum, based on the British Museum exhibit. This book by the British Museum curator faithfully reflects the exhibits themselves. The High ... Read full review

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SPONSORS FOREWORD
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INTRODUCTION
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CHAPTER 5
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