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The China voyage

across the Pacific by bamboo raft

by Timothy Severin

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Ocean
    • Subjects:
    • Severin, Timothy -- Travel.,
    • Rafts.,
    • Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: London : Little, Brown, 1994.

      StatementTim Severin.
      ContributionsBenyon, Joe., Warner, Rex.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG480 .S48 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination317 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages317
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL785704M
      ISBN 100201483947
      LC Control Number95017915

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Books: The China Voyage | Tim Severin Most shocking of all were the impacts of the waves which happened to peak and crest as they swept up to the raft. Then the top of the wave broke free and smashed into the side of the raft, while the body of the wave washed under.

The China voyage across the Pacific by bamboo raft by Timothy Severin Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. in Reading, : Tim Severin. Menzies claims that the knowledge of the winds, currents, and sea conditions that he gained on this voyage was essential to reconstructing the Chinese voyage that he discusses in his first book.

Critics have challenged the depth of his nautical : Pseudohistory. The China Voyage is a very good read. My father started reading it to see if he could recognise any of the favourable characteristics ascribed to me, but said he found himself continuing to read the account of the voyage (which I did not go on) with real enjoyment.

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His burly, violent presence added much strength to The China Voyage, for he was a blast from the past, a true seaman of old. My paperback copy of this book (reprinted in ) was filled with black-and-white versions of original watercolors both by Japanese artist, Nina, and by Trondur Patursson.

The China Voyage (Book): Severin, Timothy: Tim Severin describes how in May he set sail from Hong Kong on a bamboo raft, made in Vietnam, on a mile voyage to America. During the six month journey that followed the crew survived encounters with storms and pirates, to come within miles of California.

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ISBN: ISBN Pages: The China voyage. [Timothy Severin] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Severin. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: The award-winning author of The Brendan Voyage documents his thrilling Pacific journey in a sixty-foot bamboo raft to test a scholar's theory that Asian navigators were the first to discover North America.

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