Hero of the Ming Dynasty: The man who mapped the world – Clifford Coonan

From The Independent:

A Mongolian Muslim who was castrated as a boy became one of the most intrepid explorers in history. As China prepares to celebrate the 600th anniversary of his first voyage, Clifford Coonan in Beijing tells the extraordinary story of Admiral Zheng He. [Full text]

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