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The terracotta warriors : exploring the most intriguing puzzle in Chinese history, Edward Burman

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The terracotta warriors : exploring the most intriguing puzzle in Chinese history
Title
The terracotta warriors
Title remainder
exploring the most intriguing puzzle in Chinese history
Statement of responsibility
Edward Burman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
FMG
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Burman, Edward,
Dewey number
931/.04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS747.9.Q254
LC item number
B87 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Qin shi huang
  • Terra-cotta sculpture, Chinese
  • Shaanxi Sheng (China)
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
Label
The terracotta warriors : exploring the most intriguing puzzle in Chinese history, Edward Burman
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 expect? -- What is the mausoleum? -- Who built the army, and how? -- What were the warriors for? -- What is in the mausoleum? -- III: Latest discoveries -- Latest discoveries and research -- New techniques for study, restoration and conservation -- Recent excavations and current studies -- Why did the Qin fail? -- Epilogue: Future prospects
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xxv, 273 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681777962
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • on1045059352
  • (OCoLC)1045059352
  • 2389305
Label
The terracotta warriors : exploring the most intriguing puzzle in Chinese history, Edward Burman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 expect? -- What is the mausoleum? -- Who built the army, and how? -- What were the warriors for? -- What is in the mausoleum? -- III: Latest discoveries -- Latest discoveries and research -- New techniques for study, restoration and conservation -- Recent excavations and current studies -- Why did the Qin fail? -- Epilogue: Future prospects
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xxv, 273 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681777962
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • on1045059352
  • (OCoLC)1045059352
  • 2389305

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