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When China ruled the seas : the treasure fleet of the Dragon Throne 1405-1433

Author: Louise Levathes
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1994.
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Tells of a fleet of Chinese treasure ships and seven epic voyages between 1405 and 1433.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Levathes, Louise.
When China ruled the seas.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1994
(OCoLC)747337310
Named Person: He Zheng; Ho Cheng; He Zheng; He Zheng
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Levathes
ISBN: 0671701584 9780671701581
OCLC Number: 29522984
Description: 252 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: The Yi peoples --
Confucians and curiosities --
The prisoner and the prince --
The treasure fleet --
Destination : Calicut --
The strange kingdoms of Malacca and Ceylon --
Emissaries of the dragon throne --
The auspicious appearance of the celestial animals --
Fires in the Forbidden City --
The last voyage --
The sultan' bride.
Responsibility: Louise Levathes.

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Tells of a fleet of Chinese treasure ships and seven epic voyages between 1405 and 1433.

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