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Product Description: More than 22 centuries ago, in China's northwestern Shaanxi province, the first Qin emperor was buried in a magnificent tomb surrounded by an army of some 7,000 terra-cotta soldiers. This lavish volume offers a detailed look at that astonishing army, and the life and times of the man whose resting place it guards...read more
By Roberto Ciarla (editor) and Araldo De Luca (photographer)

Paperback:

9788854406278 | White Star Editions, February 7, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: More than 22 centuries ago, in China's northwestern Shaanxi province, the first Qin emperor was buried in a magnificent tomb surrounded by an army of some 7,000 terra-cotta soldiers.

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By Roberto Ciarla (other contributor) and Araldo De Luca (photographer)

Hardcover:

9789681341442 | Italian edition edition (Editorial Diana S.A. De C.V., June 30, 2006), cover price $48.95

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Product Description: A vast "army" of over 7,000 terracotta statues of soldiers surrounds the tomb of the first emperor of the Qin dynasty in the Shaanxi province in northwestern China. These vigilant soldiers have been on duty for 2,000 years, but does anyone know what sort of ruler Qin Shi Huang was? Why did his tomb have to be guarded by a mysterious army? Was Qin Shi Huang so power-hungry he sought control even over the spirit world? Why did he feel compelled to defend himself even in the next life? Using the mausoleum structure as a key, the splendidly illustrated book answers many of the questions that have intrigued travelers, archaeologists, and students of Chinese culture since the site was discovered in 1974...read more
By Roberto Ciarla and Araldo De Luca (photographer)

Hardcover:

9788854400825 | White Star Editions, October 4, 2005, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: A vast "army" of over 7,000 terracotta statues of soldiers surrounds the tomb of the first emperor of the Qin dynasty in the Shaanxi province in northwestern China.

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