China's first emperor and his terracotta warriors /
by Wood, Frances.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008Edition: 1st U.S. ed.Description: ix, 209 p. : ill. , map ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780312381127; 0312381123.Uniform titles: First emperor of China.Subject(s): Qin shi huang, Emperor of China, 259 B.C.-210 B.C | China -- History -- Qin dynasty, 221-207 B.C | China -- Kings and rulers -- BiographyOnline resources: Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Sample text
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Originally published under title: The first emperor of China. London : Profile, 2007.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.