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Law and War in the Making of the Chinese Empire

Added: August 29, 2012 - 14:46

China's terracotta army is internationally recognized, but the discovery of the legal documents of the Qin state is known only to specialists. Robin D. S. Yates, James McGill Professor of History and East Asian Studies at McGill University, explores what these important documents tell us about the administrative, organizational and legal advances at the time of the First Emperor.

The opinions expressed in this lecture are those of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).

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