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Marco Polo: Overland to China (In the Footsteps of Explorers)
Marco Polo: Overland to China (In the Footsteps of Explorers) by Alexander Zelenyj 0778724174 9780778724179
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Marco Polo: Overland to China (In the Footsteps of Explorers) by Alexander Zelenyj

Relive Italian voyager Marco Polos adventures in China in 1275, including his legendary meeting with Kublai Khan, emperor of the powerful Mongol Empire. This exciting new book separates fact from myth using excerpts from Polos actual journals and vivid illustrations to portray Polo himself and his impressions of the unique traditions and customs of the Mongols. A recipe from the period is also included. - what the Medieval period meant to Europe and exploration - the Silk Road - Marco Polos service in Kublai Khans court - Life at sea and in the Mongol Empire - Marco Polos influence on later explorers - colorful maps and images showing the areas explored - sections on the age of exploration - the political climates of various countries that made explorers venture out into the unknown - real recipes for foods the explorers ate on their travels - how explorers lived while on the high seas, on the trail, or in the encampment

Author: Alexander Zelenyj

Language: English

Binding: Library Binding

Pages: 32

Publisher: Crabtree Pub Co

Publication Date: 2006-01-30

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ISBN: 0778724174


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