4 edition of 1421 voyages found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-98).
|Other titles||"One thousand four hundred twenty-one" voyages|
|Series||Monograph ;, no. 1, Monograph (Perak Academy) ;, no. 1.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||98 p. :|
|Number of Pages||98|
|LC Control Number||2005345854|
However even the idea of the Chinese reaching Australia pales in comparison to the claims made by Gavin Menzies in his book The Year China Discovered America. Most historians agree that it is extremely likely that the great fleet of Zheng He rounded the Cape of Good Hope but Menzies insists that they made it further sailing up the African. 1. 25 - Chinese voyages of exploration in From the book The Year China Discovered America, by Gavin Menzies. Essentially, in the book given above, Menzies attempts to argue that the Chinese discovered pretty much the entire world (except Europe, of course) in a series of voyages from Needless to say, the premise of his entire book is dubious at best, and is.
Book-of-the-Month Club alternate. (On sale Jan. 7) Forecast: Menzies's theory was featured in the New York Times and elsewhere last March after he spoke at the Royal Geographical Society in London. The book is written informally, as a series of vignettes of Menzies' travels around the globe examining what he claims is evidence for his " hypothesis", interspersed with speculation and.
On March 8, , the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China. Its mission was "to proceed all the way to the ends of the earth to collect tribute from the barbarians beyond the seas" and unite the whole world in Confucian harmony. When it returned in October , the emperor had fallen, leaving China in political and economic chaos. The great ships were left Author: Gavin Menzies. Here is a list of resources on debunking the hypothesis by Gavin Menzies. Wikipedia has an article dedicated to the hypothesis, which lists some detailed criticism, specially about the Chinese discovering Austrialia.. An extensive site called the "" myth exposed.. An article by Geoff Wade describing as a fairytale and fiction.. Salon has an article describing the book as an.
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Gavin Menzies () was the bestselling author of The Year China Discovered America; The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance; and The Lost Empire of Atlantis: History's Greatest Mystery served in the Royal Navy between and His knowledge of seafaring and navigation sparked his interest in the epic voyages Cited by: On 3/8/, the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China.
Its mission was "to proceed all the way to the ends of the earth to collect tribute from the barbarians beyond the seas" & unite the whole world in Confucian harmony.
When it returned in 10/, the emperor had fallen, leaving China in political & economic chaos/5. Irritating, since he was the first to bring the voyages to light. Gavin wasa submarine commander in the Aisian oceans area for many year, knows currents & so forth.
His 1421 voyages book on the voyages is understandable and makes sense. The first book was great, this one has way more informatiion and is one of several that Gavin has out on the voyages/5. Greatly expanding onGavin Menzies and 1421 voyages book Hudson uncover the complete untold history of how mankind came to populate the Americas - by multiple seaborne voyages over a period of thousands of years.
Take me to Who Discovered America?» The Year China Discovered the World Take me to » InGavin Menzies offers a stunning. Greatly expanding on the blockbuster Gavin Menzies and his co-author Ian Hudson uncover the complete untold history of how mankind came to populate the Americas by multiple sea voyages, over several millenia.
Columbus years late. I Yü Thu Chih, a Chinese book printed c.depicting llamas, an armadillo, a jaguar, a Patagonian, men chewing coca, and a mylodon. — end note I began to wonder why American and European historians had managed to persuade the world for so long.
The book has generated more disputation than almost any other recent history book. But everyone agrees on one point: Menzies knows how to publicise his book.
In most of the world it is called “ The Year China Discovered the World” but in the US the book is called “ Gavin Menzies, a former British Royal Navy officer, argues in the bestseller The Year China Discovered America, that squadrons from Zheng He's fleets, between anddid indeed get to.
Menzies and the proponents of the theory say it does exist. In the Pacific Northwest of the present-day United States, investigations at eight different sites have uncovered Chinese coins. A garment from the Nez Perce tribe of present-day Idaho that's dated at over years old has woven ornaments into it that are believed to be Chinese.
The Year China Discovered The World: Menzies, Gavin: Books As they had done many times when surveying other islands during their voyages, the Chinese squadron would have been split in two, one sailing north and one south of Puerto Rico to chart both coasts simultaneously.
Had they sighted the volcano in the evening, and /5(). As I readI was struck by how closely it resembled Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel. They're both highly ambitious books that promise to turn history on its head, talk about plants and animals and the archaeological record, are full of world maps with arrows on them, and made it to The New York Times bestseller list.
The Year China Discovered The World Kindle Edition ancient voyages and numerous other esoteric studies. Knowing little of these things myself, but being fascinated by apparent historical anomalies, I leapt into this book on my kindle, possibly not the best way to read this as you need to be able to look at the maps and pictures.
/5(). concentrates on what Menzies terms “the missing years” of the sixth voyage of Zheng He, that is, the two and a half years between March and Octoberduring which the fleets of Zheng He supposedly roamed the globe.
This fascinating documentary examines the mystery surrounding the sailing exploits of the legendary Admiral Zheng and his 30 year command of a gigantic Ming fleet.
The Chinese court burned all records of Admiral Zheng's daring voyages and achievements, and unwittingly created a mystery that tantalizes the world years later/10(89). Voyages of Zheng He relies on pure graphic quality in order to impress players and leave a lasting, positive impression right from the start.
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On March 8,the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China to "proceed all the way to the ends of the earth to collect tribute from the barbarians beyond the seas." When the 3/5(41). Columbus’s voyages brought them back together - and marked the beginning of an extraordinary exchange of flora and fauna between Eurasia and the Americas.
As Charles Mann shows, this global ecological tumult - the “Columbian Exchange” - underlies much of subsequent human history.
I thoroughly enjoyed the book and readily accept. Released earlier this month, Menzies' book,the Year China Discovered The World, is likely to have a worldwide print run of a million copies. It sits next to Simon Schama's latest on Amazon's best-selling list for history. The TV rights have been sold in Britain.
by Gavin Menzies. Publication date Topics Discoveries in geography -- Chinese, Voyages around the world, America -- Discovery and exploration -- Chinese, China -- History -- Ming dynasty, Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Unknown on Febru SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: On March 8,the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China.
Its mission was "to proceed all the way to the ends of the earth to collect tribute from the barbarians beyond the seas" and unite the whole world in Confucian harmony. When it returned in Octoberthe emperor had fallen, leaving China in political and economic chaos.3/5(56). Gavin Menzies explores the history of China and the ambitious voyages of discovery lead by Jeng He.
The book focuses on the proposition of a new theory suggesting that Chinese mercenaries were able to travel as far as the Americas in the s, thus discovering America before Columbus.Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rivers, P.J. (Philip J.). "" voyages.
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