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China voyage

Timothy Severin

China voyage

Pacific quest by bamboo raft

by Timothy Severin

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Published by F. A. Thorpe in Anstey .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTimothy Severin.
SeriesCharnwood library series, Charnwood library
The Physical Object
Pagination494p.,[8]p. of plates :
Number of Pages494
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19304266M
ISBN 100708988636

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But they most likely didn't come there by way of the Maggelan Strait. They may also have been in Australia but by use of the direct way. Australia isn't that far away from China. Unfortunately Mr. Menzies doesn't quite hit the point. (By the way, this book is the American edition of " - The Year China Discovered the World".Cited by: Menzies claims that the knowledge of the winds, currents, and sea conditions that he gained on this voyage was essential to reconstructing the Chinese voyage that he discusses in his first book.

Critics have challenged the depth of his nautical : Pseudohistory. La chine (ton voyage a travers) j by n/a and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Book Overview The China Voyage is the extraordinary story of how Tim Severin and his crew made maritime history by sailing across the Pacific on a bamboo raft.

Their purpose: to test the theory that Asian mariners reached America some 2, years ago.5/5(2). The China Voyage (May–November ) [ edit ] Ancient Chinese texts tell the story of Hsu Fu, a navigator and explorer sent by the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, in BC into the "Eastern Ocean" in search of life-prolonging drugs.

Hsu Fu completed the voyage on a bamboo raft, which some believe took him to America and : Timothy Severin, 25 September (age 79). The next year, as an interpreter aboard an East India Company vessel, he also visited Korea and Okinawa.

The third voyage recounted here describes the places and peoples encountered from Canton to Manchuria. Also reissued in this series are Gützlaff's Sketch of Chinese History () and China Cited by: The China Voyage (Book): Severin, Timothy: Tim Severin describes how in May he set sail from Hong Kong on a bamboo raft, made in Vietnam, on a mile voyage to America.

During the six month journey that followed the crew survived encounters with storms and pirates, to. The China voyage. [Timothy Severin] -- The story of how six men and one woman made maritime history in Aprilby sailing the Pacific on a bamboo raft to test the theory that Asian sailors reached America some years ago.

Award-winning writer and adventurer Severin (In Search of Genghis Khan,etc.) describes how he and his crew of seven made the seemingly impossible voyage across the Pacific in a craft that Chinese sailors might have used 2, years ago.

Books: Expeditions. The China Voyage ‘Most shocking of all were the impacts of the waves which happened to peak and crest as they swept up to the raft. Then the top of the wave broke free and smashed into the side of the raft, while the body of the wave washed under’. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Complete and unabridged." Originally published: London: Little, Brown & Co., Description.

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