Case Study: The Entombed Warriors from Xian


WEEK 1          Introduction

                        Unification of China

WEEK 2          Qin Shi Huangdi’s Reign of Terror

WEEK 3          Quest for Immortality

                        The Mausoleum and the Terracotta Army

WEEK 4          Source-based Assessment Due: Friday 12th August

                        The Mausoleum and the Terracotta Army    

                        Course Revision


Principal Focus:

By studying the case study of the Entombed Warriors of Xian, students are given the opportunity to study the various ways in which historians and archaeologists perceive, investigate, record and construct the past. Students are also able to examine the historical context of the warriors and to gain an understanding of the way in which archaeologists analyse and interpret the sources.