Saturday, October 10, 2009

14-Zheng He

Here are some links about the Great Admiral Zheng He of the Ming Dynasty:

video


Here is a link to listed to Gavin Menzies, the author of 1421 the year China discovered America. Listen a little to his hypothesis and decided if his book is one you may like to read for our second semester project

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=907602


His ideas has caused a stirring in the historical community, with many claiming that his premise is riddled with holes. Here is link to one of the sites trying to debunk his claims:
http://www.1421exposed.com/

1 comment:

geoffwade said...

Students might also like to view www.1421exposed.com to see what a fraud the menzies' books are