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Chinese junks on the Pacific

Hans Van Tilburg

Chinese junks on the Pacific

views from a different deck

by Hans Van Tilburg

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville, FL .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHans K. Van Tilburg ; foreword by James C. Bradford and Gene A. Smith.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVM
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 272 p. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22754541M
ISBN 109780813030531

(shelved 2 times as asia-pacific) avg rating — 1,, ratings — published Want to Read saving.   Book report by Lorraine Tellei , the Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed into Italy and Ignited the Renaissance by Gavin Menzies (copyright )is the non-fiction sequel to , The Year China Discovered America. This pair of 5/5(5).

Red Dragon Chinese Junk Wood Model Boat Kit by Artesania Latina ARTESANIA LATINA WOOD MODEL SHIP and BOAT KITS The Red Dragon wood model boat kit by Artesania Latina is a scale reproduction of the junks that plied the rivers and oceans of the Far East, from Singapore to Northern China. Authentic to the last detail, it's complete with all furnishings and fittings. The book “Shipwrecks,Smugglers and Maritime Mysteries” (ISBN) by Wheeler and Kallman, page 6 states: “After discovering Chumas Indian drawings of Chinese junks in caves along the coast, some historians think the Chinese may have visited the Santa Barbara Channel before the Spanish did.” (Russ Taylor)

  Emperor Chao about this time dispatched a fleet of junks with orders to return with marsupials from the southern land of “Chui Hiao”, and a Chinese book “The Classics of Shan Hai”, written some time before B.C., describes our Aboriginals and thier use of the boomerang. They tell of such things as voyages across the Pacific Ocean in the 10th and 11th centuries in gigantic fleets of junks to ships carrying up to or more crewmen each. It is obvious the Chinese possessed considerable knowledge of Australia, as evidenced by their ancient writings.


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Chinese junks on the Pacific by Hans Van Tilburg Download PDF EPUB FB2

From a Western perspective, junks were among the most mysterious vessels ever to sail the open seas. Offering more than just history, Chinese Junks on the Pacific focuses on ten ships, such as the Whang Ho, Ning Po, and Amoy, that sailed to the United States in the early twentieth century.

Hans Van Tilburg examines why these ships, some of the /5(2). From a Western perspective, junks were among the most mysterious vessels ever to sail the open seas. Offering more than just history, Chinese Junks on the Pacific focuses on ten ships, such as the Whang Ho, Ning Po, and Amoy, that sailed to the United States in the early twentieth Van Tilburg examines why these ships, some of the last commercial sailing junks of China, came to the Cited by: 4.

From a Western perspective, junks were among the most mysterious vessels ever to sail the open seas. Offering more than just history, Chinese Junks on the Pacific focuses on ten ships, such as the Whang Ho, Ning Po, and Amoy, that sailed to the United States in the early twentieth century.

Hans Van Tilburg examines why these ships, some of the. Download From a Western perspective, junks were among the most mysterious vessels ever to sail the open seas. Offering more than just history, Chinese Junks on the Pacific focuses on ten ships, such as the Whang Ho, Ning Po, and Amoy, that sailed to the United States in the early twentieth century.

The naval history of China dates back thousands of years, with archives existing since the late Spring and Autumn period ( BC – BC) about the ancient navy of China and the various ship types used in war.

China was the leading maritime power in the years –, when Chinese shipbuilders began to build massive ocean-going junks.

In modern times, the current People's Republic of. Get this from a library. Chinese junks on the Pacific: views from a different deck.

[Hans Van Tilburg] -- An account of ten Chinese junks that sailed to the United States in the early twentieth century: why they came to the West and the reception they received.

--Mariner’s Mirror "Seeks to introduce Chinese agency into Pacific history by focusing on the voyage of ten junks that crossed the Pacific between and Author: Hans Van Tilburg. A survey of the many different styles of Chinese junks from the Pechili Trader in the north to the Hongkong Fisher in the south.

Very good condition book clean and bright externally and an especially clean white spine, internally bright and unfoxed, but several pages from to have edge creases or tears without loss. In he released a book through the University Press of Florida titled Chinese Junks on the Pacific: Views from a Different Deck.

This work provides an extensive discussion of 19th century Chinese Junk construction as well as the crews who manned them. Depicted to the right is a comparison of one Admiral Zheng's massive treasure junks to the Santa Maria that carried Columbus.

He used these ships under the service of the Chinese emperor in an effort to explore the vast chinese empire of the middle ages and to bring wealth back to the emperor. Menzies and the proponents of the theory say it does exist.

In the Pacific Northwest of the present-day United States, investigations at eight different sites have uncovered Chinese coins. A garment from the Nez Perce tribe of present-day Idaho that's dated at over years old has woven ornaments into it that are believed to be Chinese.

Six centuries ago, a mighty armada of Chinese ships crossed the China Sea, then ventured west to Ceylon, Arabia, and East Africa. The fleet consisted of giant nine-masted junks, escorted by dozens Author: Evan Hadingham.

Choose your favorite chinese junk paintings from millions of available designs. All chinese junk paintings ship within 48 hours and include a day money-back guarantee. SAN FRANCISCO Crew of 7 sails replica of Ming Dynasty junk across Pacific in 69 days A Chinese junk, as small as a yacht and as brightly painted as Author: Carl Nolte.

Chinese Treasure Junks - The Emperor's of the sea. Report. Browse more videos. Playing next. The Living Culture of Chinese Vessels 5. Finding Pacific Junks in History 6. Misreading Our Guests: Public Perceptions 7. Views from the Vanishing Deck: Conclusions Notes Glossary Bibliography Index Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Junks.

Seafaring life -- China. Seafaring life. In March,Gavin travelled to the Pacific coast of the USA where he was hot on the trail of the wreck of a very old Chinese junk. It turns out, after a recent update received in Octoberthat there are potentially over 40 unidentified wrecks lying. A new book claims the Chinese discovered America inbut historians refute thesis.

Asia Pacific. Asia: South & Central. Europe. Pedro Menendez de Aviles found wrecks of. - Explore kitchenmaster76's board "Chinese Junk boat paintings" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Boat painting, Boat and Painting pins. Chinese junks had painted eyes on them, one on each side. It was believed that this helped the boat to see where it was going.

Rudder. The rudder was a large, heavy board attached to the stern (back) of the junk. It was used to help the boat steer a straight course.

Mast. Junks had several masts made from tall, flexible pine trees. Strong sails. Here are three books e Junks on the Pacific, by Hans K. Van Tilburg ISBNAND cHINESE jUNKS AND OTHER NATIVE CRAFT BY iVON a dONNELLYAND THE BIG ONE tHE jUNKS & sAMPANS OF THE yANGTZE isbn 0.

Good luck, sounds like a great project. George Steele.complete understanding of performance of junks in the near future after accumulating many case studies, no matter by which countries. There exist some replicas of Chinese junks: Lu Mei Mao in Zhejiang, China, several years ago; Princess Taiping sailed to San Francisco from Taiwan inbut was hit by a large container ship and sunk in the return trip just offshore of Taiwan earlier in this.

Lords of the Rim is a tapestry of sorts: a series of case studies and interconnected anecdotes involving overseas Chinese and the often-secret societies they have formed. Sterling Seagrave traces their origins, shows us where they're at presently, This is a fine little book comprised of, as the Publisher's Weekly review put it, a Chinese /5.