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The Resource Marco Polo : the journey that changed the world, John Man

Marco Polo : the journey that changed the world, John Man

Label
Marco Polo : the journey that changed the world
Title
Marco Polo
Title remainder
the journey that changed the world
Statement of responsibility
John Man
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on the author's own parallel journey and new archaeological findings to retrace the steps of the medieval Italian merchant who traveled from Venice, through the Middle East and Central Asia, to China and Xanadu, the summer capital of Kublai Khan
Biography type
individual biography
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Marco Polo : the journey that changed the world, John Man
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Source for the Netflix original series --From cover
  • Originally published in the UK by Transworld Publishers under the title Xanadu --Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-375) and index
Contents
Of truth, told and hidden -- When worlds collide -- Across the heart of Asia -- Into China -- Approaching the Khan -- Arrival in Xanadu -- The Pleasure Dome -- From Xanadu to Beijing -- Kublai's new "Great Capital" -- The display of power, the power of display -- A rough guide to the Manzi -- Marco and the women -- Leaving a tattered empire -- Homeward bound -- The making of the book -- Marco and the New World -- The last work
Control code
18370657
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
395 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062375070
Lccn
2014956798
Other physical details
colour illustrations, maps
Label
Marco Polo : the journey that changed the world, John Man
Publication
Note
  • Source for the Netflix original series --From cover
  • Originally published in the UK by Transworld Publishers under the title Xanadu --Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-375) and index
Contents
Of truth, told and hidden -- When worlds collide -- Across the heart of Asia -- Into China -- Approaching the Khan -- Arrival in Xanadu -- The Pleasure Dome -- From Xanadu to Beijing -- Kublai's new "Great Capital" -- The display of power, the power of display -- A rough guide to the Manzi -- Marco and the women -- Leaving a tattered empire -- Homeward bound -- The making of the book -- Marco and the New World -- The last work
Control code
18370657
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
395 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062375070
Lccn
2014956798
Other physical details
colour illustrations, maps

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