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1434: the year a magnificent Chinese fleet sailed to Italy and ignited the Renaissance
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New York : William Morrow, c2008.
Physical Desc:
xvi, 368 pages, [24] pages of plates : ill. (some col.), col. maps, photos.(some col.) ; 24 cm.
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Gavin Menzies makes the argument that in 1434, China--then the world's most technologically advanced civilization--provided the spark that set the European Renaissance ablaze.

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9780061492174 :, 9780061492181, 0061492183

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Map on lining papers.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-345) and index.
Description
Gavin Menzies makes the argument that in 1434, China--then the world's most technologically advanced civilization--provided the spark that set the European Renaissance ablaze.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Menzies, G. (2008). 1434: the year a magnificent Chinese fleet sailed to Italy and ignited the Renaissance. New York, William Morrow.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Menzies, Gavin. 2008. 1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance. New York, William Morrow.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Menzies, Gavin, 1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance. New York, William Morrow, 2008.

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Menzies, Gavin. 1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance. New York, William Morrow, 2008.

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