Zheng He's Voyages Down the Western Seas


Chapter 1 Great Era
-- Time and background, family history of Zheng He and preparations for ocean-going adventure
1. Time and background
2. Growing in wars
3. Pre-sail preparations
Chapter 2 Western Sea Voyages and Friendship
--Zheng He going down the western seas, conducting exchanges and cooperation
1. First voyage (1405-1407)
2. Second voyage (1407-1409)
3. Third voyage (1409-1411)
4. Fourth voyage (1413-1415)
5. Fifth voyage (1417-1419)
6. Sixth voyage (1421-1422)
7. Seventh voyage (1431-1433)
Chapter 3 Tracing the Routes of Zheng He's Voyages
-- Major ports and historical sites
1. Liujia Port in Taicang-Starting point of Zheng He's voyage
2. Changle Taiping Port
3. Malacca-Communications hub on the sea
4. Semarang of Java-A place Zheng He passed in six of his seven voyages
5. Port of Aden, Yemen-Junction of Europe, Asia and Africa
6. Eastern coasts of Africa-The far end of Silk Road on the sea
Chapter 4 Meritorious Exploits
--Contributions by Zheng He to world civilization
1. Scientific navigation and advanced technologies
2. Safeguarding peace and sowing the seeds of friendship
3. Trade and economic development
4. Ocean-going adventure and vanguard in navigation
5. Cultural dissemination and exchanges
6. Zheng He belongs to the world-Displaying the spirit of peace and friendship

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ISBN: 7508507088
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Published: 2005

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