The Year A Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the RenaissanceDownloadable Audiobook - 2014
The brilliance of the Renaissance laid the foundation of the modern world. Textbooks tell us that it came about as a result of a rediscovery of the ideas and ideals of classical Greece and Rome. But now bestselling historian Gavin Menzies makes the startling argument that in the year 1434, China then the world's most technologically advanced civilization provided the spark that set the European Renaissance ablaze.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : HarperCollins, 2014
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital