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The Resource 1421, the year China discovered America?, a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS ; director, part 1, David Wallace ; producer, part 1, Sun Shuyun ; writer & series producer, William Cran, (electronic resource)

1421, the year China discovered America?, a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS ; director, part 1, David Wallace ; producer, part 1, Sun Shuyun ; writer & series producer, William Cran, (electronic resource)

Label
1421, the year China discovered America?
Title
1421, the year China discovered America?
Statement of responsibility
a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS ; director, part 1, David Wallace ; producer, part 1, Sun Shuyun ; writer & series producer, William Cran
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This special examines the theories outlined by Gavin Menzies in his best-selling book. An amateur historian and former submarine commander in the British Navy, Menzies poses an argument that could change the way we perceive global history forever, that Chinese admirals discovered America and Chinese junks first circled the earth
Additional physical form
Also available as DVD; previously issued as PBS Home Video FYCA601.
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Peter Harvey ; music, Howard Davidson
Dewey number
910/.951
LC call number
G322
LC item number
.F68 2008
PerformerNote
Narrator, Larry Belling
Runtime
114
Technique
live action
Label
1421, the year China discovered America?, a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS ; director, part 1, David Wallace ; producer, part 1, Sun Shuyun ; writer & series producer, William Cran, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable video file
  • Title from title screen (viewed on July 10, 2008)
  • Based on the book of the same title by Gavin Menzies, 2003
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 2004
  • OverDrive Video
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by OverDrive; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
FYCA601
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)233648884
  • ocn233648884
  • OCoLC
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 599482KB)
Video recording format
other
Label
1421, the year China discovered America?, a Paladin Invision production for Penguin Television in association with PBS ; director, part 1, David Wallace ; producer, part 1, Sun Shuyun ; writer & series producer, William Cran, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable video file
  • Title from title screen (viewed on July 10, 2008)
  • Based on the book of the same title by Gavin Menzies, 2003
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 2004
  • OverDrive Video
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by OverDrive; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
FYCA601
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)233648884
  • ocn233648884
  • OCoLC
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 599482KB)
Video recording format
other
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