The Resource 1421, the year China discovered America?, (electronic resource)

1421, the year China discovered America?, (electronic resource)

Label
1421, the year China discovered America?
Title
1421, the year China discovered America?
Title variation
Fourteen twenty-one, the year China discovered America?
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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
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Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS ; director, David Wallace ; producer, Sun Shuyun ; writer & series producer, William Cran
Dewey number
910/.951
Intended audience
Not rated
Runtime
120
Target audience
adult
Label
1421, the year China discovered America?, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Gavin Menzies
  • Previously published as DVD
  • Streaming release of the television documentary
  • Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 17, 2012)
Control code
ASP1003462040/pbsv
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (120 min.).
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)689524415
Video recording format
other
Label
1421, the year China discovered America?, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Gavin Menzies
  • Previously published as DVD
  • Streaming release of the television documentary
  • Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 17, 2012)
Control code
ASP1003462040/pbsv
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (120 min.).
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)689524415
Video recording format
other

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