By Burman, Edward
Terracotta Warriors provides an intriguing, original and up-to-date account of one of the wonders of the ancient world. Illustrated with a wealth of original photographs, this is the first book available for the general reader. In one of the most astounding archaeological discove...ries of all time, the Terracotta Warriors were discovered by chance by farmers in 1974. We now understand that the excavated pits containing nearly eight thousand warriors and hundreds of horses are only part of a much grander mausoleum complex. There is a great deal still to be discovered and understood about the entire area whichis now thought to cover around 100 square kilometres. And there is the tantalising possibility of the opening of the imperial tomb.Read more
Edward Burman was made Visiting Professor at the University of Liverpool in recognition of his outstanding contribution to cultural exchanges between China and the West. Edward's most recent of eighteen books was published in a Chinese translation by Shaanxi People's Press in late 2015. It was then published in English in 2016, as Xi'an Through European Eyes: A Cultural History in the Year of the Horse. Since 2016 he has been a Trustee of the Xi'an City Wall Heritage Foundation in which he is the only foreign trustee. He has set up EB Cultural Enterprises Ltd in Hong Kong for his cultural activities.
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