The Resource Marco Polo's journey to China, Diana Childress, (ebook)

Marco Polo's journey to China, Diana Childress, (ebook)

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Marco Polo's journey to China
Title
Marco Polo's journey to China
Statement of responsibility
Diana Childress
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Can one book really change the world? A handwritten manuscript by Marco Polo in 1288 did. Polo, son of a wealthy Italian merchant, wrote about his incredible experiences traveling to China with his father and uncle on a trade expedition, and also about his adventures as an envoy of Kublai Khan, the ruler of most of China. Polo's book became a bestseller in Europe in the fourteenth century. It was copied over and over by hand, translated into fourteen languages, and became one of the first books to be printed after the invention of moveable type. The tales inspired others-including Christopher Columbus in the fifteenth century-to seek new sea routes for trade. Polo's adventures-and manuscript-are one of world history's most pivotal moments
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Midwest
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Childress, Diana
Dewey number
910.4
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Pivotal moments in history
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  • Polo, Marco
  • Voyages and travels
  • Electronic books
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
Marco Polo's journey to China, Diana Childress, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781467703796
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11774904
Specific material designation
remote
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11774904
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MWT11774904
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Marco Polo's journey to China, Diana Childress, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781467703796
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11774904
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11774904
System control number
MWT11774904
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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