The many lives of the first emperor of China / Anthony J. Barbieri-Low.

"The First Emperor of China (259-210 BCE) is recognized as one of the pivotal figures in world history, alongside other great conquerors and political innovators such as Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, and Julius Caesar. His accomplishments are undeniable, including the conquest of the six o...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Barbieri-Low, Anthony J. (Anthony Jerome), 1967- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2022]
Table of Contents:
  • Part 1: The Historical First Emperor of China
  • Sima Qian and His Tragic Hero
  • The Confucians' Villain and His Rehabilitation
  • The Class Representative and the Nation Builder
  • Part 2: Unearthed Voices from the Qin Conquest
  • Voices of the Qin State
  • Voices of the People
  • Part 3: Great Characters and Events
  • The Assassin and the Evil Eunuch
  • Burning the Books and Killing the Scholars
  • Part 4: The First Emperor in the Cultural Imagination
  • Tales of the First Emperor
  • The First Emperor on Screen
  • Imagining the First Emperor's Tomb.