A modern-day traveller’s guide from antiquity to the present
Zheng He & the Treasure Fleet 1405-1421 is a factual comment and well researched book on Admiral Zheng He’s Treasure Fleet’s expeditions from the Middle Kingdom to the Arab, Occidental and Oriental world during the Ming Dynasty.
This truly Renaissance explorer championed new cartography, new shipbuilding technology, founded colonies and outposts, left flora, fauna, religious, historical and cultural artifacts and transformed the face of Asia and the world.
From China to Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, India, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Somalia, Kenya and Tanzania, the Treasure Fleet explored and documented an ancient world.
This book retraces the admiral’s voyages and revisit his ports of call giving a narrative what it was then and what it is now!
Experience their moments of history and culture, and discover their present-day legacy.
- Over 100 Full Colour illustrations
- Old Maps and prints and new photos
- Archival and contemporary pictures documenting the then and now
A must buy for tourists and marine history enthusiasts !
ISBN: 981-248-0900; 160PP; Size: 225 X 140mm, fully illustrated
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Paul Rozario is a published writer and editor. He graduated from the universities of Oxford, London and New York in law, Eastern and African Christianity and publishing respectively. This is his eighth book.