skip to content
Marco Polo : from Venice to Xanadu Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Marco Polo : from Venice to Xanadu

Author: Laurence Bergreen
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
A portrait of the thirteenth-century explorer, adventurer, and global traveler follows Marco Polo from his youth in Venice to his journey to Asia and role in the court of Kublai Khan, to his return to Europe, and discusses his influence on the history of his era.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bergreen, Laurence.
Marco Polo.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007
(DLC) 2007021860
(OCoLC)137244730
Named Person: Marco Polo; Marco Polo; Marco Polo; Marco Polo
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Bergreen
ISBN: 9780307267696 0307267695 1283998912 9781283998918
OCLC Number: 669067078
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (415 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (chiefly color), maps
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: Prologue : The Commander --
Book 1 : Europa --
1. The merchants of Venice --
2. The golden passport --
3. The apprentice --
4. The opium eater --
5. High plains drifters --
6. The secret history of the Mongols --
Book 2 : Asia --
7. The universal emperor --
8. In the service of the Khan --
9. The struggle for survival --
10. The general and the queen --
11. The city of heaven --
12. The divine wind --
Book 3 : India --
13. The seeker --
14. The Mongol princess --
15. The prodigal son --
Epilogue : The storyteller --
Acknowledgments --
Notes on sources --
Select bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Laurence Bergreen.
More information:

Abstract:

A portrait of the thirteenth-century explorer, adventurer, and global traveler follows Marco Polo from his youth in Venice to his journey to Asia and role in the court of Kublai Khan, to his return to Europe, and discusses his influence on the history of his era.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.