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Did Marco Polo go to China?

Author: Frances Wood
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Published to mark the 700th anniversary of Marco Polo's journey, this work questions whether he ever reached China, the country he described in his book "A Description of the World". It examines the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wood, Frances, 1948-
Did Marco Polo go to China?.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1996
(DLC) 96028016
(OCoLC)34990124
Named Person: Marco Polo
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Wood
ISBN: 9781429488525 1429488522
OCLC Number: 173318954
Notes: Originally published: London : Secker & Warburg, 1995.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 187 pages) : illustrations, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction; The Bare Details; Why Go at All? Missionaries Nose to Tail; Prester John and the Magi; Not an Itinerary; The Ghost Writer and the First Fan; The Language of the Text; Omissions and Inclusions; Ice-cream and Spaghetti; Walls Within Walls; He Missed the Biggest Wall; Not Unique and Certainly Not a Siege Engineer; Who Were the Polos? Was It China? A Significant Absence; Conclusions; Afterword.
Responsibility: Frances Wood.

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