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1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance

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1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance - Menzies, Gavin

The brilliance of the Renaissance laid the foundation of the modern world. Textbooks tell us that it came about as a result of a rediscovery of the ideas and ideals of classical Greece and Rome. But now bestselling historian Gavin Menzies makes the startling argument that in the year 1434, China--then the world's most technologically advanced ... Read More

1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance 2009, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780061492181

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