Chinese TV series extols unification legacy of emperor Qin

The brutality of Qin Shi Huang's reign has been left out of the television series "Da Qin Fu" or "Qin Dynasty Epic".
The brutality of Qin Shi Huang's reign has been left out of the television series "Da Qin Fu" or "Qin Dynasty Epic".

XI'AN - Most Chinese historians regard Qin Shi Huang, who declared himself the first emperor of a unified China, as one of the country's most ruthless rulers.

Among other things, he oversaw the burning of books and the burying alive of hundreds of outspoken Confucian scholars to unify written Chinese and silence dissent.

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