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Author Larner, John, 1930-2008.

Title Marco Polo and the discovery of the world / by John Larner.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  915 P766tDl    ---  Available
Description xiii, 250 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [224]-242).
Contents Images of Asia and the coming of the Mongols -- The Polos -- Marco Polo and Rustichello -- The making of the book -- The description of the world -- Varieties of the book -- Marco, merchants and missionaries -- Marco among the humanists -- Columbus and after -- Jesuits, imperialists and a conclusion -- A note on manuscripts of the book -- Times of travel to China by land -- Marco Polo and world maps of the fifteenth century.
Subject Polo, Marco, 1254-1323? Travels of Marco Polo.
Voyages and travels.
Travel, Medieval.
Asia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
ISBN 0300079710 (cloth : alk. paper)

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