1421, the year China discovered America?
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[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, c2004.
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East Side Library - DVDs
910.9 F
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Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, c2004.
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
841887004497

Notes

General Note
Based on the book of the same title by Gavin Menzies, 2003.
Creation/Production Credits
Executive producer, Clive Syddall; executive producers for Penguin Television, John Hollar and Eric Jones; music, Howard Davidson; photography, Peter Harvey.
Participants/Performers
Narrator, Larry Belling.
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD, widescreen presentation; region 1; Dolby surround stereo., enhanced for 16 X 9 televisions.
Language
Closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Belling, L., Cran, W., Davidson, H. J., & Menzies, G. (2004). 1421, the year China discovered America? . PBS Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Larry. Belling et al.. 2004. 1421, the Year China Discovered America?. PBS Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Larry. Belling et al.. 1421, the Year China Discovered America? PBS Home Video, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Belling, Larry., William Cran, Howard J Davidson, and Gavin Menzies. 1421, the Year China Discovered America? PBS Home Video, 2004.

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