Who Discovered America?: The Untold History Of The Peopling Of The Americas

Who Discovered America?: The Untold History Of The Peopling Of The Americas

Paperback | November 25, 2014

byGavin Menzies

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Greatly expanding on his blockbuster 1421, distinguished historian Gavin Menzies uncovers the complete untold history of how mankind came to the Americas—offering new revelations and a radical rethinking of the accepted historical record in Who Discovered America?

The iconoclastic historian’s magnum opus, Who Discovered America? calls into question our understanding of how the American continents were settled, shedding new light on the well-known “discoveries” of European explorers, including Christopher Columbus. In Who Discovered America? he combines meticulous research and an adventurer’s spirit to reveal astounding new evidence of an ancient Asian seagoing tradition—most notably the Chinese—that dates as far back as 130,000 years ago.

Menzies offers a revolutionary new alternative to the “Beringia” theory of how humans crossed a land bridge connecting Asia and North America during the last Ice Age, and provides a wealth of staggering claims, that hold fascinating and astonishing implications for the history of mankind.

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Greatly expanding on his blockbuster 1421, distinguished historian Gavin Menzies uncovers the complete untold history of how mankind came to the Americas—offering new revelations and a radical rethinking of the accepted historical record in Who Discovered America?The iconoclastic historian’s magnum opus, Who Discovered America? calls i...

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Updated with astonishing new findingsA groundbreaking history that upends our understanding of ancient AmericaFrom Gavin Menzies, the author of the blockbuster New York Times bestseller 1421, comes a revolutionary new account of how the first humans came to North and South America. Menzies reveals that ancient peoples used the oceans' ...

Gavin Menzies is the bestselling author of1421: The Year China Discovered America;1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance; andThe Lost Empire of Atlantis: History's Greatest Mystery Revealed. He served in the Royal Navy between 1953 and 1970. His knowledge of seafaring and navigation spark...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.87 inPublished:November 25, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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“[Menzies] makes history sound like pure fun...a seductive read.” —New York Times Magazine on 1421“Menzies’s remarkable research provides a beautiful example of how to ferret out links in widely separated bits of evidence.” —Betty Meggers, former director of Latin American Archaeology at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History“Menzies [is] propounding one of the most revolutionary ideas in the history of history.” —New York Times Magazine on The Lost City of Atlantis“Menzies should get the Nobel and Pulitzer prizes for his work. Walk along the pathways of discovery with him. It is a joyous jaunt.” —San Bernadino County Sun“A historical detective, as well as a scholar, [who] adds to our knowledge of the world, past and present.” —Daily News (New York)“Menzies has written a major contribution to history.” —Carl Johannessen, Department of Geography, University of Oregon