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American Discovery: World Heritage By Gunnar Thompson
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The True Story of America’s Multiethnic Heritage of Discovery is presented for general adult readers. Action-packed, detective-style narratives feature women in history, the First People... More > (Indians), Egyptians, Romans, Japanese, Chinese, Welsh, Irish, Norse, Greek, African, Jewish, Hindu, and Muslim seafarers. They all discovered America before Columbus. The latest research includes: Greek slaves worked Minoan Mines in Lake Superior; Nubian overlords brought Egyptian agriculture to Mexico; the early Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan was a trading center serving Roman, Chinese, Hindu, and Persian merchants; Horse Tribes fleeing Genghis Khan brought Asian horses to the Great Plains. Marco Polo was a “witness to history.” He sailed with Chinese explorers who mapped the West Coast. He returned to Venice in 1295 with maps and the latest Chinese guns. The book is packed with authentic maps, artifacts, and ships.< Less
Marco Polo's Daughters--Discovery of the New World By Gunnar Thompson
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Marco Polo led four secret expeditions to ancient America. The book is based on letters that Marco's daughters wrote about his New World adventures. The old man told them stories about his voyages to... More > ancient America just before he died. Additional sources include authentic maps from the British Library and the Library of Congress. Marco sailde with teams of Chinese, Mongol, Korean, Persian, and Syrian explorers. One expedition sailed along the seacoast of the Canadian Arctic from Alaska to Baffin Island. This was the origin of the Northwest Passage Legend. Chinese maps of Puget Sound and San Francisco were vital to the success of the transpacific voyage of Francis Drake in 1578. Marco's maps enabled the Portuguese to beat the Spaniards in the race to the Spice Islands. Marco also brought back to Venice the first Chinese guns. He called the new weapon "the harquebus." This was the beginning of the modern Arms Race. Explorers also took appaloosa horses from the American Indians back to China in about 1300 AD.< 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
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