The Terracotta Army of the First Emperor of China

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Odyssey Publications, 1998 - Travel - 32 pages
In 1974, Chinese villagers happened upon an 8,000-man army in battle-ready formation, each warrior a life-size figure in pottery made over 2,200 years ago. This incredible "army" comes to life in photos, diagrams, and lucid text, in the pages of this fascinating "Close-Up" guide. 51 illustrations. Map.

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About the author (1998)

William Lindesay's yen for adventurous travel was inspired by his prep school headmaster, who thought an atlas should be at everyone's bedside. This fascination with maps led Lindesay to a degree in geography and geology from the University of Liverpool. Lindesay is now living in China, where he is working on another book.

Baofu is director of the Preservation and Conservation Department, Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Qin Shihuangdi. Guo studied archaeology at Beijing University.

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