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Secret Voyages to the New World By Gunnar Thompson
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The best introduction to multiethnic New World Discovery before Columbus. Nine true adventures featuring Hatshepsut, King Solomon, Xu Fu, Marco Polo, Nicholas of Lynn, Zheng He, Martin Behaim,... More > Amerigo Vespucci, King Arthur, Queen Elizabeth, and Francis Drake. Includes first maize (Indian corn) in Egypt, early maps of America before Columbus, Roman Florida, Albertin di Virga's 1414 map of Peru and North America, ancient artifacts and faces of Old World voyagers in Mexico and Peru, and Francis Drake's amazing "clock map." Excellent coffee-table book; great for adults and young readers. Beautifully illustrated; excellent index and bibliography. A fun read that is also packed with new information about secret voyages, forbidden lands, and enigmas the pros have missed.< Less
Ancient Egyptian Maize By Gunnar Thompson
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Most important book since Darwin's "Origin of the Species." Narrative history tells how modern detectives uncovered evidence of maize (or Indian Corn) in tombs & temples of Egypt. Until... More > January 2010, all the encyclopedias and most history profs believed there was no maize in Egypt or anywhere else in the Old World until after Columbus. Describes over 400 corncobs found in scientific study of museum collections at Met, Louvre, British Museum, Cairo Museum, etc. Fully illustrated, easty to understand, includes Appendices, Bibliography, and Index. A beautiful book that is certain to inspire many conversations with friends. Proves Egyptian & Nubian voyages to Mexico 3,000 years before Columbus.< Less
Marco Polo's Daughters--Asian Discovery of the New World By Gunnar Thompson
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Marco Polo was an eyewitness to the Asian discovery of the New World. The book is "New History" or real history that follows three Yuan Chinese voyages to ancient America. Marco Polo's New... More > World adventures were the subject of seminars that his daughters (Fantina, Bellela, and Moretta) gave to the women's salons of Italy. It was all part of a Literacy Training Program that featured real-life voyages to Alaska, the Canadian Arctic, the Pacific Northwest Coast, Mexico, and Peru. Marco wasn't just a traveling journalist, he was actually a field agent for the Polo Brothers' Spy Team. They brought back to Venice the first Chinese firearms, maps of the Northwest Passage, the Salish Sea, San Francisco, and King Solomon's Ophir. The author was asked by the Rossi Family to examine the maps and letters by Marco's daughters.< Less
Francis Drake & the Port Townsend Mystery By Gunnar Thompson
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Francis Drake sailed into the waters of the Salish Sea, Discovery Bay, and Port Townsend in 1579. The author’s discovery of Drake’s “lost” navigational chart confirms beyond a... More > shadow of doubt where the intrepid English Captain reached mainland along the West Coast. Queen Elizabeth and Drake changed the course of history. The Mystery begins in 1577. Queen Elizabeth set into motion an effort to establish a new colony along a “strait” that Marco Polo said was situated at 48°N Latitude on the Pacific Northwest Coast. That’s right at the Latitude of Port Townsend. Drake mentioned in his published report that he observed “the in-flowing and out-flowing of waters” that takes place at Admiralty Inlet. Dutch mariners sailing right behind Drake mapped the Peninsula that later shows up on charts by Manuel Quimper and George Vancouver. We know for certain Drake was here: “It’s on the maps.” Adventures unfold in this action-packed detective-style investigation. It’s “fun history” for general adult readers.< Less
Marco Polo's Daughters: Asian Discovery of the New World By Gunnar Thompson
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Tells the story of how Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Persian explorers mapped ancient America's West Coast. Marco Polo’s daughters were among the women who altered the course of history. The... More > book reveals the story behind their incredible “Adventure Travel Shows.” Marco Polo was much more than just a traveling journalist who went to China in the 13th century. He was first-and-foremost a technological spy. Marco Polo's voyages covered coastal regions along the Northwest Passage of Canada and down the West Coast from Alaska to Peru. These were presented to the Italian women’s salons of the early Renaissance, where they played a significant role in the literacy and scientific training of young women. Marco Polo started the Northwest Passage Legend; and he brought the first firearms (the harquebus) back to Europe from China.< Less
Viking America By Gunnar Thompson
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Viking America is filled with action-packed stories of the first explorers who established colonies in North America. King Arthur, Leif Ericsson, Henry Sinclair, and Prince Madoc were among those who... More > reached the New World ahead of Columbus. King Haakon IV of Norway formed the “North Norway” Alliance of colonies that exported huge cargoes of lumber, codfish, and furs to Northern Europe. In 1395, pirates brought transatlantic trade to a standstill. Queen Margaret stepped in, sending the Kalmar Navy after the pirates. Queen Elizabeth charted England’s course towards the British Empire by sending new settlements to the Colonial-Indian Territory of Norumbega. Gunnar Thompson found the Viking America Map. This authentic Venetian Map shows entire Eastern Seaboard in 1360. The book features women heroes; it is designed for easy adult reading; and it contains a full spectrum of entertaining and illuminating illustrations.< Less
Secret Voyages to the New World By Gunnar Thompson
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Best introduction on the subject of multiethnic voyages to the New World before Columbus. Nine true adventures from the Forbidden Chronicles of American Discovery. Includes King Solomon, Hatshepsut,... More > Marco Polo, Zheng He, Xu Fu, Vespucci, and Martin Behaim. Learn the sercret roles of women in pre-Columbian discovery. Mysteries of history revealed for the first time. Enjoy thrilling entyertainment for general readers and embarrassing facts that the pros have missed--all presented in an elegant coffee-table book. This new version of Gunnar's Classic will stimulate conversations for years to come. Fun for general adult readers and young adults. Startling new evidence and conclusions presented by the renowned Time Detective--Gunnar Thompson, the "Sherlock Holmes of World History."< Less
Commander Francis Drake & the West Coast Mysteries By Gunnar Thompson
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The author's discovery of Drake's "lost" navigational chart makes it possible to determine where he sailed along America's West Coast in 1579. We can now identify the location of a... More > settlement he called "New Albion." This was the first English colony in America. It marks the beginning of the British Empire. An ongoing feud between Drake and Q.Elizabeth can be traced to the Captain's desire to return to the Pacific in order to rescue shipmates he left behind. Elizabeth was furious that the natives had chosen Drake to be their new "King." Drake produced a map showing the West Coast within 15-degrees of its actual location. This level of perfection would not be exceeded for another two centuries. Drake's map and ship design were keys to the success of the Dutch East India Company.< Less
Secret Voyages to the New World By Gunnar Thompson
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The best introduction to multiethnic New World Discovery before Columbus. Nine true adventures featuring Hatshepsut, King Solomon, Xu Fu, Marco Polo, Nicholas of Lynn, Zheng He, Martin Behaim,... More > Amerigo Vespucci, King Arthur, Queen Elizabeth, and Francis Drake. Includes first maize (Indian corn) in Egypt, early maps of America before Columbus, Roman Florida, Albertin di Virga's 1414 map of Peru and North America, ancient artifacts and faces of Old World voyagers in Mexico and Peru, and Francis Drake's amazing "clock map." Excellent coffee-table book; great for adults and young readers. Beautifully illustrated; excellent index and bibliography. A fun read that is also packed with new information about secret voyages, forbidden lands, and enigmas the pros have missed.< Less
Marco Polo in Seattle By Gunnar Thompson
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Enjoy this fascinating true adventure story about Marco Polo’s secret voyages to the West Coast. Sailing as a “Fleet Admiral” and “Ambassador,” he accompanied teams of... More > Chinese and Arabian surveyors. Their mission was to make maps of Alaska, the Pacific Northwest, California, and Mexico. Maps and letters about this mapping project surfaced when an Italian immigrant brought heirloom documents to the States in 1932. In 2006, the manager of this private collection asked the author to examine and authenticate the documents. Marco Polo was an “eyewitness” to history. He reported the Scythian-Tartar migration with horses to Alaska and Canada. This is how the Plains Indians got most of their horses. The Polo Brothers Spy Team brought the first Chinese muskets back to Europe. They also brought many inventions that helped spark the Renaissance. Includes numerous illustrations; written in plain language; suitable for young adults and history enthusiasts.< Less