Marco Polo : Amazing Adventures in China (Hardcover)

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A 5,600-mile journey would only take several hours by airplane today, but when Marco Polo traveled from Venice to China in 1271, it took him four years. Polo trekked through deserts, outran ruthless marauders, and climbed mountains to reach his destinationthe palace of Kublai Khan. This biography recounts how Marco Polo served the great Khan for seventeen years recording his adventures in exotic lands. The record of Polos travels inspired future explorers to find new passages to Asia, helping to change the landscape of the world.

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Publisher Enslow Pub Inc
Mfg Part# 9781598451030
SKU 210872426
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1598451030
Release Date 8/1/2009
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 10H x 7L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Examines the life of Italian explorer Marco Polo, including a childhood in Venice, his travels in China and the Mongol empire, his service to Kublai Khan, and his imprisonment in Genoa.
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