Williamsburg Regional Library

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

Table Of 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
Literary Form
non fiction
First U.S. edition.
Originally published under title: The first emperor of China. London : Profile, 2007
Physical Description
ix, 209 pages, illustrations, map, 22 cm

Library Locations

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