Menzies, Gavin,: 1421: The Year China Discovered the World
Book Number: 0280317
Bantam Books , London, 2003. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. reprint. 650, (6) pages, with appendices, bibliography, index. text illustrated with black-and-white drawings, and maps, and with 4 colour plate sections. Received wisdom about the exploration of the world holds that it was the Europeans who discovered North and South America, Australia and the Pacific Islands and the poles. This book argues otherwise that the Chinese in the years 1421 and 1423 ended up on both coasts of America, and almost everywhere where the European laid claim to pioneer status: Australia, New Zealand, Central America. a very clean copy, reading creases on the spine, with no other damage to describe. Size: Mid Sized Paperback ( 7¾" - 9¾" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; China; History. ISBN: 0553815229. ISBN/EAN: 9780553815221. Inventory No: 0280317.