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Based on 15 years of in-depth research, "1421" traces the voyages of an extraordinary fleet of Chinese ships, whose crews actually charted America 70 ...Show synopsisBased on 15 years of in-depth research, "1421" traces the voyages of an extraordinary fleet of Chinese ships, whose crews actually charted America 70 years before Columbus. Four 8-page color inserts. 37 maps & diagrams.Hide synopsis
1421: The Year China Discovered America (William Morrow & Company) – Hardcover (2003)
Hardcover, William Morrow & Company 2003
ISBN: 0060537639 ISBN-13: 9780060537630
Based on 15 years of in-depth research, "1421" traces the voyages of an extraordinary fleet of Chinese ships who actually charted America 70 years before Columbus. Illustrations.Based on 15 years of in-depth research, "1421" traces the voyages of an extraordinary fleet of Chinese ships who actually charted America 70 years before Columbus. Illustrations.Hide
I found this to be a well researched, history of world exploration. It certainly answers a lot of questions about the source of ancient maps that have turned up in libraries and collections around the world.
This was a fantastic book! Maybe one of the top two books I''ve ever read. It was informative and kept me on the edge of my seat. When I was finished, I wanted more. It is a must read for anyone interested in history!
This amazing 552-page volume outlines an early exploration of the world that most of us seldom imagine could have taken place...yet, it did! This book is well organized, very readable and possesses a wonderful bibliography for continued reading! Additionally, it opens the door for consideration of ...
Eventually someone will discover that human beings originated in the swamps of the Amazon Jungle and then spread north and across the land bridge to asia,
Europe, and finally southeast Africa where they encountered these tiny little ape like creatures that they eventually slaughtered along with the ...
I am astonished that every review of this book doesn't give it absolutely the highest rating. The book is extraordinarily well-written and the subject matter will change any readers view of world history and discovery. The detail with which the author treats his subject can only cause the reader to ...
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