Did Ancient Chinese Explore America? My Journey Through the Rocky Mountains to Find Answers

By Charlotte Harris Rees


A chinese language vintage, the Shan Hai Jing, reportedly from 2000 BC claimed travels to the ends of the earth. besides the fact that, this present day many, whereas accepting the antiquity of this account, think it was once simply mythology. yet was once it?

Testing the speculation that the Shan Hai Jing defined real surveys of North the USA, Charlotte Harris Rees, writer of books approximately early chinese language exploration, an alleged 1100 mile chinese language trek alongside the jap slope of the USA Rocky Mountains. The chinese language account must have been effortless to disprove. within the travelogue Did historical chinese language discover America?

Rees candidly stocks her preliminary doubts then her seek and discoveries. She weaves jointly historical past, refined humor, educational reviews, and lots of images to inform a compelling tale.

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