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China"s first emperor and his terracotta warriors

by Frances Wood

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Qin shi huang, -- Emperor of China, -- 259-210 B.C,
  • China -- History -- Qin dynasty, 221-207 B.C,
  • China -- Kings and rulers -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrances Wood.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS747.9.Q254 W66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16659124M
    ISBN 100312381123
    ISBN 109780312381127
    LC Control Number2008010553

    - Photo Credit: Julie Laurent The Terracotta Army is a life size clay recreation of the Emperor Qin's army, created to protect him and his tomb in death and the afterlife. Photo Credit: Julie Laurent This incredible archaeological find was discovered accidentally in by farmers who were digging for a well. Photo Cred. Jul 1, - Photo Credit: Julie Laurent The Terracotta Army is a life size clay recreation of the Emperor Qin's army, created to protect him and his tomb in death and the afterlife. Photo Credit: Julie Laurent This incredible archaeological find was discovered accidentally in by farmers who were digging for a well. Photo Cred.

    Oct 3, - Photo Credit: Julie Laurent The Terracotta Army is a life size clay recreation of the Emperor Qin's army, created to protect him and his tomb in death and the afterlife. Photo Credit: Julie Laurent This incredible archaeological find was discovered accidentally in by farmers who were digging for a well. Photo Cred.   Qin Shihuang, China's First Emperor came into power in the western state of Qin against a stronger alliance of seven feudal states to the east. Through a series of clever maneuvers, he conquered and united the other states under one banner. Ying Zheng then declared himself the First Emperor of the Qin Dynasty, a title he created in BC. Not that it was all parades and peony petals .

    The Warrior Emperor and China's Terracotta Army. — e First Emperor, sufficient to outfit the 8, terracotta warriors. However, none. China's First Emperor ( BC) has been the subject of debate for over 2, years. He gave us the name by which China is known in the West and, by his unification or elimination of six states, he created imperial China.


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Qin Shi Huang (around BCE–Septem BCE) was the First Emperor of a unified China and founder of the Qin dynasty, who ruled from BCE to BCE.

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