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First Emperor of China epub ebook

by Arthur Cotterell

First Emperor of China epub ebook

Author: Arthur Cotterell
Category: Asia
Language: English
Publisher: Macmillan; 1st U. S. edition (September 24, 1981)
Pages: 224 pages
ISBN: 0333324447
ISBN13: 978-0333324448
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Cotterell gives a clear-eyed depiction of the first emperor and what he stood for. And the picture that emerges is perhaps the ultimate expression of far-right-wing ideology. Qinshihuangdi and his Legalists are considerably more articulate than either Adolf Hitler or Genghis Khan.

Cotterell gives a clear-eyed depiction of the first emperor and what he stood for. For anyone curious about where supremism leads when taken to its horrifically logical conclusion, this is it. -author of A Galaxy of Immortal Women: The Yin Side of Chinese Civilization. One person found this helpful.

While this book is titled "The First Emperor of China" and subtitled "the greatest archeological find of our time" .

While this book is titled "The First Emperor of China" and subtitled "the greatest archeological find of our time", the focus is neither exclusively on the first emperor nor on the archaeology of the tomb at Mount Li. The first third of the book offers a somewhat chatty guide to the tomb and the terracotta army. He is the respected author of more than thirty books, and is now writing on the Chinese empire, from the history of which he considers one can learn as much about leadership as from Ashridge or Harvard.

By (author) Arthur Cotterell, Introduction by Yang Chen Ching. Close X. Learn about new offers and get more deals by joining our newsletter.

Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780140115673.

Qin shi huang, Emperor of China, 259-210 . New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by sf-loadersive. org on November 2, 2009. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014).

Publisher: Penguin Books, 1988.

Authors: Cotterell, Arthur. The First Emperor Of China. We hope you enjoy your book and that it arrives quickly and is as expected. See all 2 pre-owned listings. The First Emperor of China by Arthur Cotterell (Paperback, 1982). Pre-owned: lowest price.

BOOKS DK. 1. Arthur Cotterell DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient China. Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the history of the great Chinese empire and the customs and traditions of its people. Learn why the First Emperor created the terra-cotta army, what kinds of goods were carried along the Silk Route, who invented paper, how a Chinese house was constructed, why tombs were filled with pottery figures, and what a civil servant's job entailed. Discover why emperors were known as Sons of Heaven, what kinds of weapons were used in early battles, why families worshiped their ancestors, how fishermen used bivas to catch fish, and much, much more.

Learn why the First Emperor created the terra-cotta army, what kinds of goods were carried along the Silk Route, who .

Learn why the First Emperor created the terra-cotta army, what kinds of goods were carried along the Silk Route, who invented paper, how a Chinese house was constructed, why tombs were filled with pottery figures, and what a civil servant's job entailed. Among Arthur Cotterell's historical books are Chariot, The Minoan World, A Dictionary of World Mythology, The Penguin Encyclopedia of Classical Civilizations, The Pimlico Dictionary of Classical Civilizations, The Pimlico Dictionary of Classical Mythologies, and Eyewitness: Ancient China.

Arthur Cotterell provides an inside view of the rich array of characters, political and ideological tensions, and technological genius that defined the imperial cities of China, as each in turn is uncovered, explored, and celebrated

Arthur Cotterell provides an inside view of the rich array of characters, political and ideological tensions, and technological genius that defined the imperial cities of China, as each in turn is uncovered, explored, and celebrated. The oldest continuous civilization in existence today stands to become the most influential.

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