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Title:
1421, the year China discovered America?
Summary:
Did a daring Chinese admiral sailing the world's largest wooden armada reach America 71 years before Columbus? This program examines the mystery surrounding the sailing exploits of the legendary Admiral Zheng He and his 30-year command of a Ming fleet. Part one discusses his known voyages to Asia and Africa; part two discusses the controversial theory that he rounded the Cape of Good Hope, and sailed on to America.
Audience:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
General Note:
Based on the book of the same title by Gavin Menzies, 2003.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Publisher:
PBS Home Video,
Publication Date:
2004
ISBN:
9780793699483
Publication Information:
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, c2004.
Call Number:
DVD 910 FOURTEE
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