Zheng He article
- on the BBC website.
Nothing new, but a brief summary, and it provides a link (upper right)
to Friends of Admiral Zheng He site, which in turn has an accessible
Word-formatted article on the noncontroversial role of Zheng He in
exploring Southeast Asia. Whether his treasure fleet reached (and
circumnavigated) the Americas in another question (but one I find
Kudos to Susan for her post re early history and events of the copper
country. I was up there a couple years ago with a mineralogical group
to explore mines and mine tailings for specimens. It's a very special
and evocative part of the country. I agree there should be more
emphasis on our website re American Waterways, and especially the U.P.
and its role in the early contact period. I think that will come with
time. Thanks, Susan, for getting it started.