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China's first emperor and his terracotta warriors, Frances Wood

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China's first emperor and his terracotta warriors
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Frances Wood
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China's first emperor and his terracotta warriors
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A historical account of vilified emperor Qin Shihuangdi of the third century B.C.E. offers insight into his military leadership and influential legacy, a reign that saw the introduction of coinage, standardized measures, and the written word
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individual biography
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DLC
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  • 931/.04092
  • B
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  • illustrations
  • maps
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index present
LC call number
DS747.9.Q254
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W66 2008
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Chinas first emperor and his terracotta warriors
China's first emperor and his terracotta warriors, Frances Wood
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China's first emperor and his terracotta warriors, Frances Wood
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Originally published under title: The first emperor of China. London : Profile, 2007
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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
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22 cm.
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Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
ix, 209 p.
Isbn
9780312381127
Lccn
2008010553
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ill. , map

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