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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
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on the author's own parallel journey and new evidence to retraces 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
Member of
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
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
393287
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Man, John
Dewey number
915.0422092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Polo, Marco
  • Kublai Khan
  • Explorers
  • Mongols
  • Voyages and travels
  • China
  • China
  • Asia
  • Asia
  • Kublai Khan
  • Polo, Marco
  • Explorers
  • Kings and rulers
  • Mongols
  • Travel
  • Voyages and travels
  • Asia
  • China
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the journey that changed the world
Label
Marco Polo : the journey that changed the world, John Man
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Source for the Netflix original series"--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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
ocn881042216
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
395 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062375070
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)881042216
Label
Marco Polo : the journey that changed the world, John Man
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Source for the Netflix original series"--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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
ocn881042216
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
395 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062375070
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)881042216

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