Who discovered America? : the untold history of the peopling of the Americas / Gavin Menzies, Ian Hudson.
Author: Menzies, Gavin, author.
Edition: First edition.
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 
ISBN: 9780062236753 (hbk.)
Description: viii, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Subject: Explorers America History.
Explorers North America History.
Ocean travel History.
America Discovery and exploration Pre-Columbian.
America Discovery and exploration Chinese.
North America Discovery and exploration.
Bering Land Bridge.
Contents: Timeline of world civilizaitons -- Across oceans before Columbus. Life at sea ; A land bridge too far ; Along the Silk Road ; Plants between continents ; European seafaring, 100,000 B.C. ; Mastery of the oceans before Columbus -- China in the Americas. The genetic evidence ; In search of lost civilizaions ; The Olmec : the foundation culture of Cnetral America ; Pyramids in mMexico and Central America ; Pyramid builders of South America -- China's explorations to the north. Kublai Khan's lost fleets ; The 1418 Chinese map of the world ; North Carolina and the Virginias ; The Eastern Seaboard ; Nova Cataia : the island of seven cities ; The Pacific Coast of North America ; Stone Age sailors : the "Windover Bog" people of Florida -- Who discovered America?
Summary: Combining in-depth research with an adventurer's spirit to present a radical rethinking and new revelations relating to the Beringia theory of how humans discovered, explored, and settled the American continent.