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1421

Gavin Menzies

1421

The Year China Discovered America

by Gavin Menzies

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited .
Written in English


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FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL8530893M
ISBN 100965731286
ISBN 109780965731287


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Learn about Author Central. Gavin Menzies (Author) out of Cited by:   Menzies is most known for his book " The Year China Discovered the World" which claims that the Chinese admiral Zheng He discovered America in In his follow up book "" He claims that the European Renaissance was sparked by the Chinese/5.

The result of fifteen years research, is Gavin Menzies' enthralling account of the voyage of the Chinese fleet, the remarkable discoveries he made and the persuasive evidence to support them: ancient maps, 1421 book navigational knowledge, astronomy and the surviving accounts of Chinese explorers and the later European navigators as well as 1421 book.

The 1421 book China Discovered the 1421 book Gavin Menzies Published by Bantam Press, London “ On the 1421 book of March,the largest fleet the world had ever seen sailed from its base in China.

The ships, huge junks nearly five hundred feet long and built from the finest teak, were under the command of Emperor Zhu Di’s loyal eunuch admirals. Gavin 1421 book () 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 1421 book served in the Royal Navy between and His knowledge of seafaring and navigation sparked his interest /5(77).

From its introduction inGavin Menzies' theory has come under assault. The writing that seeks to disprove Menzies is at least as long as his book. One question perhaps looms largest when approaching the theory: If the Chinese had a presence in the Americas prior to Christopher Columbus, then why isn't their mark left indelibly.

Any competent seamen would know that it would be reckless to do things in that way and that is why the book is a failure as a historical proposition. JF joseph tsang - 7/12/ This website is a legacy site for Gavin Menzies.

It was set up in and for 18 years served as a focal 1421 book for ongoing research into pre-Columbian exploration 1421 book the world.

The research team was set up to receive and disseminate all information gathered via this website. 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 1421 book Chinese. Invast areas that today are submerged would have been either above water or with rocks and reefs showing as breaking water and shoals.

The banks and reefs of the Great Bahama Bank, stretching south of Andros Island towards Cuba, would in have been above water down to the latitude of the Tropic of Cancer, and the numerous sand ridges /5().

The Year China Discovered America by Gavin Menzies Hardcover, US edition: New York: Morrow, ISBN Trade paperback, US edition, revised: New York: Perennial, ISBN X 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.

Menzies is most known for his book " The Year China Discovered the World" which claims that the Chinese admiral Zheng He discovered America in In his follow up book "" He claims that the European Renaissance was sparked by the Chinese/5.

Gavin Menzies is the globally bestselling author of The Year 1421 book Discovered America and The Year China Ignited 1421 book ideas have been profiled in the New York Times, New York Times Magazine, and Wall Street Journal, and he has lectured at the Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.), Royal Geographical Society (London), National Maritime Museum (London), and Great Hall 3/5(41).

I thoroughly enjoyed the book and readily accept significant portions of the book, however there are also many parts of the book that would seem to be pure conjecture - coupling facts and theories that fit his narrative.

Clearly the Chinese civilization made some huge accomplishments in areas far sooner than their European counterparts and. On a scale of 1 to 10, this book is junk. It's rare that I would waste space blasting a book. Life is short and time is a scarce resource.

I'd rather just drop a book unworthy of finishing and move on to a new one. This time, though, I think merits further explanation because of the sensational success it has experienced worldwide. Year was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events January–December. February 2 – Yongle Emperor, third emperor of the Ming Dynasty, shifts the Ming capital from Centuries: 14th century, 15th century, 16th century.

The Year China Discovered America. DVD,This special examines the theories outlined by Gavin Menzies in his best-selling book. An amateur historian and former submarine commander in the British Navy, Menzies poses an argument that could change the way we perceive global history forever -- that Chinese admirals discovered America and Chinese junks first circled the earth/5.

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:   Every day, 2, people go to his website, wwwtv - which was set up to deal with the response to the book - pouring in new evidence and Author: Gavin Menzies.

Is by Gavin Menzies a reputable book. I have just began reading and have been surprised at the information concerning the Chinese knowledge of the world and the influence of Chinese maps on the journeys of European explorers.

I don't know if this book is exploring history that I have never encountered but has been understood for some. 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). The Voyage of Zhou Wen. SATAN'S ISLAND. In octoberwhen the fleets of hong bao and zhou Man had sailed south-west from the entrance to the Caribbean towards the coast of South America, they had left the fleet of Admiral Zhou Wen taking a course to the north-west following the northern branch of the equatorial current.

I already knew that this fleet must have later reached the /5(). Buy The Year China Discovered the World Bantam New Edition by Menzies, Gavin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). The Year China Discovered America Gavin Menzies, Author.

Morrow $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS (see Book News, Nov. 25, I've read two versions of as I have read over books about Chinese history. And I truly believe that he is right and USA just simply does not want to admit that we were all taught a lie about Columbus.

He bamboozled the queen in to financing his trip to America/10(89). Book ReviewThe Year China Discovered the World by Gavin Menzies, Bantam Press, Review By Dan Gibson for Nabataea Discover the world's research 16+ million members.

- The Year China Discovered the World Book Summary and Study Guide. 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.

Directed by David Wallace. With Larry Belling, Esmond Bradley Martin. This documentary examines the controversial theory that a Chinese Ming Dynasty fleet, led by Zheng He, sailed past the Cape of Good Hope and crossed the Atlantic to discover /10(1).

These ships, huge junks nearly five hundred feet long and built from the finest teak Their mission was ‘to proceed all the way to the end of the earth to collect tribute from the barbarians beyond the seas’.” —, the Year China Discovered America This is a review of a non-gaming book and is intended to open up possibilities for.

Menzies, a former submarine commander in the British Royal Navy, discussed his controversial book [ The Year China Discovered America], published by William Morrow.

The book argues that. 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 “   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 fleet returned home in Octoberthe emperor had fallen, leaving China in political and economic chaos.

InMenzies published his first book: The Year China Discovered the World (published as The Year China Discovered America in the United States). About the book. On 8 Marchthe largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China. The ships, some nearly five hundred feet long, were under the command of Emperor Zhu Di's loyal eunuch admirals.

Their mission was 'to proceed all the way to the end of the earth to collect tribute from the barbarians beyond the seas' and unite the world in Confucian harmony. Their journey would last for. Buy a cheap copy of The Year China Discovered America book by Gavin Menzies.

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 Free shipping over $Cited by:   The Year China Discovered America. By Gavin Menzies. Illustrated. New York: William Morrow. $ WITH verve and unflagging conviction, Gavin.

by Gavin Menzies,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

by Gavin Menzies,Perennial edition, in English - 1st Perennial ed. ( edition) | Open Library. This video talks about a famous example of bad history: by Gavin Menzies.

Inhe claims China discovered America, Australia, Antarctica, and. 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. This was a fascinating pdf frustrating book. Menzies argues that betweenwhen a large fleet set out from China to explore the world, and when they returned to a much-changed society (where their logs were destroyed and further exploration halted) the /5(31).This book is dedicated to my beloved wife Marcella, who has travelled with me on the journeys related in this book and through life.

First words On 2 FebruaryChina dwarfed every nation on earth/5(82).Travel back to the year and follow the legendary Admiral Zheng as ebook and his formidable Ming fleet travel far and wide to explore little-visited outposts at the behest of Chinese emperor Zhu ry: Documentary, Special Interest, Television.