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Author Liu, Yang, 1961-
Title China's terracotta warriors : the first emperor's legacy / Liu Yang ; with contributions by Edmund Capon, Albert E. Dien, Jeffrey Riegel, Eugene Wang, Yuan Zhongyi.

Author Liu, Yang, 1961-
Subject Qin shi huang, Emperor of China, 259 B.C.-210 B.C. -- Tomb -- Exhibitions.
Terra-cotta sculpture, Chinese -- Qin-Han dynasties, 221 B.C.-220 A.D. -- Exhibitions.
Soldiers in art -- Exhibitions.
Horses in art -- Exhibitions.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- China -- Shaanxi Sheng -- Exhibitions.
Shaanxi Sheng (China) -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
China -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
China -- History -- Qin dynasty, 221-207 B.C. -- Exhibitions.
Alt Name Capon, Edmund.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.
Add Title First emperor's legacy.
Description 302 pages : colour illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-298) and index.
Contents Foreword / Zhao Rong -- Director's foreword / Kaywin Feldman -- Acknowledgments -- Map and chronology -- Five decisive events in the rise of the State of Qin / Jeffrey Riegel -- From the "barbarian" land: recent discoveries in the archaeology of the Qin in Gansu / Liu Yang -- City, palace, and burial: an archaeological perspective on Qin culture in Shaanxi / Liu Yang -- Objects from the Spring and Autumn and Warring States periods / Liu Yang -- The first emperor: his life, achievements, and vision / Liu Yang -- The Qin Army and its antecedents / Albert E. Dien -- Inheritance and innovation: Qin bronze, gold, and jade / Liu Yang -- The discovery and excavation of the Terracotta Army / Yuan Zhongyi -- The first emperor's tomb complex / Liu Yang -- The making of the Terracotta Army / Liu Yang -- The first emperor's army: realism, naturalism, symbolism / Edmund Capon -- What happened to the first emperor's afterlife spirit? / Eugene Wang -- Objects from the Qin Dynasty / Liu Yang -- Glossary of Chinese characters -- Further reading -- Image credits -- Index.
Note "Published in conjunction with the exhibition "China's Terracotta Warriors : the First Emperor's Legacy"; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, October 28, 2012-January 20, 2013; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, February 22-May 27, 2013"--Title page verso.
ISBN 9780980048490 (paperback : alkaline paper)
0980048494 (paperback : alkaline paper)
OCLC # 854889290

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