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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
Cataloging source
GPM
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Belling, Larry
  • Cran, William
  • Menzies, Gavin
  • Shuyun, Sun
  • Wallace, David
  • Paladin InVision, Ltd
  • PBS Home Video
  • Penguin Television
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Runtime
120
Series statement
World history in video
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zheng, He
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Voyages around the world
  • China
Technique
live action
Label
1421, the year China discovered America?, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?WHIV;908899
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Gavin Menzies
  • Streaming release of the television documentary
  • Widescreen presentation
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Control code
ASP1003462040/whiv
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (120 min.)
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a213294
  • (OCoLC)689524415
Video recording format
other
Label
1421, the year China discovered America?, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?WHIV;908899
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Gavin Menzies
  • Streaming release of the television documentary
  • Widescreen presentation
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Control code
ASP1003462040/whiv
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (120 min.)
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a213294
  • (OCoLC)689524415
Video recording format
other

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