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Synopsis:

Describes the archaeological discovery of thousands of life-sized terracotta warrior statues in northern China in 1974, and discusses the emperor who had them created and placed near his tomb.

About the Author

Jane O'Connor lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

The Emperor's Silent Army Chapter 1

A Strange Discovery

Chapter 2

The Quest for Immortality

Chapter 3

Buried Soldiers

Chapter 4

The Faces of Ancient China

Chapter 5

Inside the Emperor's Tomb

Chapter 6

The Emperor's Legacy

Author's Note

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780670035120
Author:
O'Connor, Jane
Publisher:
Viking Children's Books
Author:
O'Connor, Jane
Author:
Lewin, Ted
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
China
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
Antiquities
Subject:
Terra-cotta sculpture, Chinese
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Nonfiction - General
Subject:
Shaanxi Sheng
Subject:
Military & Wars
Subject:
China - History - Qin dynasty, 221-207 B.C
Subject:
World History - China
Subject:
Exploration & Discovery
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series Volume:
D36
Publication Date:
20020431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.29x9.07x.39 in. .86 lbs.
Age Level:
10-UP

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