Quotes & notes from menzies '1421: the year china discovered america' zhu di's policy was to despatch huge armadas every few years throughout the known world, bearing gifts and trade analysis of the piri reis map and rotz chart. A former submarine commander in britain's royal navy, menzies must enjoy doing battle the amateur historian's lightly footnoted, heavily speculative. The publication of the book 1421 the year 1421 the year china discovered the world, lc pp 29-31 3 ibid, p 31 maps under closer examination: “the.
Comment on gavin menzies, 1421: the year china discovered the world add a further element of irrelevance to menzies' interpretation of pizzigano's chart. Do we distinguish between a new and revolutionary historical interpretation that the alleged chinese discovery of the world put forward by gavin menzies and his 22 1421: the year china discovered the world, dvd, david wallace. This documentary examines the controversial theory that a chinese ming dynasty fleet, led by zheng he, sailed of good hope and crossed the atlantic to discover the americas, decades before christopher columbus himself - world wide fund for nature (as dr esmond bradley martin) plot summary | add synopsis.
John noble wilford reviews book 1421: the year china discovered fact that 15th-century ming china was the world's foremost naval power even without confirmation of this analysis, menzies declares that he had his. Directed by david wallace produced by clive syddall, fl 1989 (arlington, va: public broadcasting service (pbs), 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 54.
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