1421: The Year China Discovered America

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   Order Code: HR595    ISBN : 9780061564895
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Did Chinese sailors under legendary admiral Zheng He reach America before Columbus, and circumnavigate the globe ahead of Magellan?

Retired British naval officer Gavin Menzies thinks so, and wrote this hotly debated work to support his theory. Readers can judge for themselves whether or not the story of world exploration demands a rewrite in light of Menzies’s narrative and the evidence he adduces. Illustrated with maps, drawings, and 32 pages of color plates.

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Copyright

2003

Publisher

HarperCollins

Grade

7 and up

ISBN

9780061564895