The Terracotta Army of the First Emperor of China

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Odyssey Books & Guides, 2007 - History - 32 pages
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The incredible army comes to life in photographs, diagrams and lucid text. Who commissioned this massive military tableau? What was its purpose? How many people worked on it and for how long? The answers are all here in this book—the amazing story behind one of the Wonders of the World.

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William Lindesay lived in Xi'an for four years, during which time hevisited the mausoleum of Qin Shihuangdi on 15 occasions. His previousbooks include Alone on the Great Wall, The Terracotta Army of the First Emperor of China, and TheGreat Wall. He currentlylives in Beijing.

Guo 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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