Fusang or the Discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist

Fusang or the Discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist Priests in the Fifth Century. ➸ [Reading] ➺ Fusang or the Discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist Priests in the Fifth Century. By Charles Godfrey Leland ➭ – Thomashillier.co.uk Title Fusang or the discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist priests in the fifth century Containing the narrative of Hoei Shin, with comments by C F Neumann a letter from Colonel B Kennon on the Navi the Discovery eBook ´ Title Fusang or the discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist priests in the fifth century Containing the narrative of Hoei Shin, with comments by C F Neumann a letter from Colonel B Kennon on the Navigation of the North Pacific Ocean, etc Publisher British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom It is Fusang or Epub / one of the world s largest research libraries holding overmillion items in all known languages and formats books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps, prints and much Its collections include aroundmillion books, along with substantial additional collections of manuscripts and historical items dating back as far asBCThe HISTORY OF COLONIAL NORTH AMERICA collection includes books from the British Library digitised or the Discovery PDF ✓ by Microsoft This collection refers to the European settlements in North America through independence, with emphasis on the history of the thirteen colonies of Britain Attention is paid to the histories of Jamestown and the early colonial interactions with Native Americans The contextual framework of this collection highlights th century English, Scottish, French, Spanish, and Dutch expansion The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification British Library Leland, Charles Godfrey.


10 thoughts on “Fusang or the Discovery of America by Chinese Buddhist Priests in the Fifth Century.

  1. Pat Schakelvoort Pat Schakelvoort says:

    Author isn t too assumptive but keeps possibilities open Arguments of Chinese being able to travel to North America seems to be plausible but he kind of makes a big jump to Chinese having settled in North America It also talks about other possibilities of Asian settlement of America.


  2. Tom Tom says:

    A translation of the investigation of 19th century German historian Carl Neumann into the probability of Chinese contact with the Americas in the ancient world Central is the account of the Chinese Buddhist monk Hui Shan, who sailed to a land, far in the east, that he called Fusang, in the year 458 A.D This record become lost in the Chinese imperial archives after was recorded in the year 499 and not given serious consideration until European Sinologists discovered it again in the 18th century A translation of the investigation of 19th century German historian Carl Neumann into the probability of Chinese contact with the Americas in the ancient world Central is the account of the Chinese Buddhist monk Hui Shan, who sailed to a land, far in the east, that he called Fusang, in the year 458 A.D This record become lost in the Chinese imperial archives after was recorded in the year 499 and not given serious consideration until European Sinologists discovered it again in the 18th century.Neumann, through Leland, translates Hui Shan s original brief report, heavily annotates it, and then hypothesizes that the monk traveled via Japan and the Bering Strait, down the coast of North America, to Mexico, where he made contact with a pre Aztec society On an interesting side note, Hui Shan also claims to have converted many of the natives to Buddhism, a fact which Rick Fields mentions in his fascinating How the Swans Came to the Lake The authors discuss every possible variation on the theme of ancient Amer Asian contact in the course of this 170 page book the known contacts between Siberian and Alaskan tribes, the ease with which one could make the voyage across the Bering Strait, the technical prowess of the Chinese, the missionary fervor of 6th century Buddhist monks, the similarities between Mongolian and Dakota languages, the possible links between ancient Mexican and Peruvian cultures, the now disproven theory of an ancient race of Mound Builders different from the Red Indians, and stillbesides.Fortunately for those of you interested in exploring this topic, you need not spend any money Simply go to and read it online


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