First Emperor: The Man Who Made China

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James Pax
wang ji
Vincent Wong
Tony Tang

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Docudrama depicting the life and times of despotic ruler and warrior Qin, who conquered six neighboring countries to create one nation that he named after himself, Qin or Chin. He then declared himself Qin Shi Huangdi, "First Emperor of China." Emperor at age 13, Qin ruled with the philosophy of Legalism, which exploited the people with goals toward peace, harmony and the greater glory of Qin. During his rule, over one million lives were spent building the Great Wall to protect from marauding outsiders, freedom of expression and thought were banned and the Terracotta Army for his underground mausoleum was commissioned.