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Lintong was the burial ground of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor to unify China in a series of bloody wars from 246 BC to 221 BC. Subsequently he laid the groundwork, on strictly Confucian principles, for the following government of China, even though his own dynasty barely outlasted his death in 210 BC. About 700,000 convicts worked in the tomb for 38 years, evenLintong was the burial ground of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor to unify China in a series of bloody wars from 246 BC to 221 BC. Subsequently he laid the groundwork, on strictly Confucian principles, for the following government of China, even though his own dynasty barely outlasted his death in 210 BC. About 700,000 convicts worked in the tomb for 38 years, even after the Emperor's death. The aim was to build a complete army of warriors and horses in terracotta to serve the Emperor in the underworld after his death....

Title : The Qin Terracotta Army: Treasures Of Lintong
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ISBN : 9780856674501
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 573 Pages
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