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Author Wood, Frances.

Title Did Marco Polo Go to China?
Published Boulder : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (205 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Map; The Great Khans; Introduction; 1 The bare details; 2 Why go at all?; 3 Missionaries nose to tail; 4 Prester John and the Magi; 5 Not an itinerary; 6 The ghost writer and the first fan; 7 The language of the text; 8 Omissions and inclusions; 9 Ice-cream and spaghetti; 10 Walls within walls; 11 He missed the biggest wall; 12 Not unique and certainly not a siege engineer; 13 Who were the Polos?; 14 Was it China?; 15 A significant absence; Conclusions; Afterword; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Polo, Marco, 1254-1323? Travels of Marco Polo.
Travels of Marco Polo (Polo, Marco)
Voyages and travels -- Historiography
Voyages and travels -- Historiography.
China -- Description and travel.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429980620