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1421 : the year China discovered America

Author: Gavin Menzies; Simon Vance
Publisher: New York : Harper Audio, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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On March 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 and unite the whole world in Confucian harmony. When it returned in October 1423, the emperor had fallen, leaving China in political and economic chaos. The great ships were left to rot at their moorings and the records  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Menzies; Simon Vance
ISBN: 9780062343680 0062343688
OCLC Number: 869283825
Performer(s): Read by Simon Vance.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 59 min., 26 sec.)) : digital
Other Titles: Fourteen twenty-one
One thousand four hundred twenty-one
Responsibility: Gavin Menzies.

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On March 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 and unite the whole world in Confucian harmony. When it returned in October 1423, the emperor had fallen, leaving China in political and economic chaos. The great ships were left to rot at their moorings and the records of their journeys were destroyed.

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