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After you, Marco Polo.

by Jean Bowie Shor

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia,
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Polo, Marco, 1254-1323?,
    • Asia -- Description and travel,
    • China -- Description and travel

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS9 .S54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination294 p.
      Number of Pages294
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6178303M
      LC Control Number55010413
      OCLC/WorldCa291085

        Marco Polo earned the nickname Marco il Milione, suggesting that Marco was a man who invented a million stories. Little is known about Marco Polo’s life after the release of the book other than that he was married and had three daughters and likely continued in . Featured image: Marco Polo travelling, Miniature from the Book "The Travels of Marco Polo" ("Il milione"), originally published during Polo's lifetime (c. - January 8, ), but frequently reprinted and translated. (Wikimedia Commons) References. Andrews, E., 11 Things You May Not Know About Marco Polo. [Online].

        Marco Polo described the strange currency in his book, facetiously describing Kublai Khan as an alchemist who could transform mulberry trees into money, instead of base metals into gold. Buy Venice Marco Polo Pocket Guide (Marco Polo Travel Guides) Fol Pap/Ma by Marco Polo (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

      An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "The travels of Marco Polo the Venetian". Evoking a remote and long-vanished world with color and immediacy, Marco Polo’s book revolutionized Western ideas about the then-unknown East and remains one of the greatest travel accounts of all time. Nigel Cliff’s new translation, based on the original medieval sources, is a fresh, authoritative rendering, with a lively introduction and.


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I read After You Marco Polo for the first time in I loved traveling with the Shors, Franc and Jean. Their adventure of recreating the Marco Polo travels has no equal. They went to places that are still remote, and they did this at a time that's never to come anymore (before cell phones, and all the technology we have nowadays)/5(13).

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Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback "Please retry" $Cited by: 1. After You, Marco Polo From Venice to Peiping Across High Asia, an Adventurous American Couple Follows a Dangerous Trail Seven Centuries Old Shor, Jean Bowie Published by McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York ().

out of 5 stars After You, Marco Polo. Reviewed in the United States on J Verified Purchase. I have probably read this riveting account a half dozen times since it was first given to me as a gift in From the first page, writer Jean Bowie Shor takes the reader on an unforgettable armchair journey through time and remote /5(15).

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Jean Bowie Shor is the author of After You, Marco Polo ( avg rating, 52 ratings, 13 reviews, published ) and The Trail of Marco Polo ( avg ra /5(13). Marco Polo was born around into a prosperous merchant family in the Italian city-state of Venice.

His father, Niccolò, and his uncle Maffeo had left. Introduction Marco Polo was a merchant in Venice before he became the famous explorer we know today. At 17, he left Venice with his father and uncle. They traveled the Silk Road to China where he met the great ruler Kublai Khan.

Marco traveled much of China and the east, and his stories were written into a popular book. Marco Polo, Venetian merchant and adventurer who traveled from Europe to Asia in –95, remaining in China for 17 of those years. His account of those travels, known in English as the Travels of Marco Polo, is a classic.

The wealth of new geographic information recorded by Polo was widely used by European navigators. Polo’s stories about his travels in Asia were published as a book called The Description of the World, later known as The Travels of Marco Polo.

Just a few years after returning to Venice from. Book of the Marvels of the World (Italian: Il Milione, lit."The Million", deriving from Polo's nickname "Emilione"), in English commonly called The Travels of Marco Polo, is a 13th-century travelogue written down by Rustichello da Pisa from stories told by Italian explorer Marco Polo, describing Polo's travels through Asia between andand his experiences at the court of Kublai Khan.

AFTER YOU, MARCO POLO. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Engaging commentary on far places, as Jean Shor, major league traveler, recounts her journey in Marco Polo's footsteps with a spirit keenly attuned to that of the man who went ""hunting with a hungry heart"".

Marco was put under arrest. While he was under arrest, Marco told detailed stories of his journeys to a writer named Rustichello who wrote them all down in a book called The Travels of Marco Polo. The Travels of Marco Polo became a very popular book.

It was translated into multiple languages and read throughout Europe. After the fall of Kublai. After you, Marco Polo. [Jean Bowie Shor] -- The experiences of the author and her husband following the trail of Marco Polo, from Venice to Peiping.

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Marco Polo carries his popular book Il Milione, Venetian monk Fra Mauro created this map of the world aroundmore than a century after Marco Polo’s works had been published.

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Marco Polo isn't about likes or social comparisons. Marco Polo dictated his stories to his cellmate, Rustichello da Pisa, but the text was then translated by Dominican friars into Latin, paving the way to its becoming one of the world’s first.

Read "After You, Marco Polo" by Jean Bowie Shor available from Rakuten Kobo. From Venice to Pelping across high Asia, an adventurous American Brand: Normanby Press. Marco Polo was seventeen when he set out for China, and forty-one when he came back. More than seven hundred years ago, Marco Polo traveled from the medieval city of Venice to the fabled kingdom of the great Kublai Khan, seeing new sights and riches that no Westerner had ever before witnessed.

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COVID Update. June 6, Biblio is open and shipping orders.The resulting book, called The Description of the World; or, The Travels of Marco Polo, was one of the most popular books in medieval Europe and became a bestseller, even though some people thought his stories were too incredible to be true.

Marco was released from prison in and returned to Venice, where he married.