1421: The Year China Discovered America

1421: The Year China Discovered America

On 3/8/1421, 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 10/1423, the emperor had fallen, leaving China in political & economic chaos. The great ships were left On 3/8/1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China. Its mission was "to proceed all the way to the...

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Title:1421: The Year China Discovered America
Author:Gavin Menzies
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Genres:History
ISBN:1421 The Year China Discovered the World
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:650 pages pages