Marco Polo: Journeys and Thoughts of a 13th Century Traveler

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This introduction to Marco Polo examines the man, his background, the countries he visited, and the writings he penned more than 700 years ago. Painting a vivid picture of the world of trade in the 13th century, this book follows Marco Polo in his travels through Turkey (Constantinople), Armenia, Turkestan (Samarkand), the Gobi Desert, China, the Yangtze River, India, Burma, and Venice. It details Marco Polo's amazement with the East's agriculture, industry, commercial organizations, technology, urbanization, and standards ...

Marco Polo: Journeys and Thoughts of a 13th Century Traveler 2005, Astrolog

ISBN-13: 9789654941846

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