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The 1421 Heresy: An Investigation Into the Ming Chinese Maritime Survey of the World
During the formative years of the Ming Dynasty the Chinese government dispatched hundreds of gigantic ships, some over 400 feet long, into the Indian Ocean. The enterprise was dubbed Zheng He's Seven Voyages to the Western Ocean because the Ming fleets, led by the legendary Admiral Zheng He, went to sea altogether seven times. After twenty-seven years these maritime expedi ...more
Hardcover, 412 pages
Published September 8th 2005 by Authorhouse
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