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Marco Polo and the discovery of the world  Cover Image Book Book

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

Record details

  • ISBN: 0300079710 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 250 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c1999.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [224]-242).
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Polo, Marco.
Polo, Marco > Influence.
Polo, Marco. Book of Ser Marco Polo.
Exploration > History.
Cartography > Europe > History.
Explorers > Italy > Venice > Biography.
Civilization, Medieval > 13th century.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library G 370 .P9 L27 1999 30529009 General Collection Available -

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