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The Earth and its Peoples, Chapter 15 notes
Thor Heyerdahl — in this historian argued that Easter Island and Hawaii were actually settled from the Americas. Zheng He — , an imperial eunuch and Muslim, entrusted b the Ming emperor Yongle with a series of state voyages that took his gigantic ships through the Indian ocean, from southeast Asia to Africa. Mansa Musa — the ruler of the West African empire of Mali, passed through Egypt on his lavish pilgrimage to Mecca in , told of voyages to cross the Atlantic undertaken by his predecessor, Mansa Muhammad. Arawak — Amerindian peoples who inhabited the Grater Antilles of the Caribbean at the time of Columbus. Henry the Navigator — , Portuguese prince who promoted the study of navigation and directed voyages of exploration down the western coast of Africa. Gold Coast — region of the Atlantic coast of West Africa occupied by modern Ghana, named for its gold exports to Europe from the s onward.
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