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eBook World History Biographies: Marco Polo: The Boy Who Traveled the Medieval World (National Geographic World History Biographies) ePub

by Nick McCarty

eBook World History Biographies: Marco Polo: The Boy Who Traveled the Medieval World (National Geographic World History Biographies) ePub
Author: Nick McCarty
Language: English
ISBN: 0792258940
ISBN13: 978-0792258940
Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books (September 12, 2006)
Category: History & Criticism
Subcategory: Literature
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 614
Formats: rtf mbr doc txt
ePub file: 1848 kb
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World History Biographies book. In a life of ceaseless exploration, Marco Polo pushed out. The father's tales of the court of the Kublai Khan in China ignited a lifelong passion for adventure in the son. The Polos set out for China in 1271, traveling through the Middle East, across the Gobi Desert, to Khanbaliq in China. The journey took four years.

World History Biographies. has been added to your Cart. Customers who bought this item also bought. traces the life of Marco Polo in entertaining and educational fashion. The prose flows well and encourages readers to keep reading. Page 1 of 1 Start overPage 1 of 1. This shopping feature will continue to load items. The Byzantine Empire (Exploring the Ancient World). - Social Studies for Kids.

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Автор: Mccarty, Nick Название: World History Biographies: Marco Polo . National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.

The Polos set out for China in 1271, traveling through the Middle East, across the Gobi Desert, to Khanbaliq in China. org/commoncore for more information.

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For years he worked closely with Italian revisionist scholar Carlo Mattogno, translating his writings into English. The book is a story of a young man looking for his identity, for his place in the world, "moving not only from culture to culture but also from political group to political group. never staking a home, never grabbing hold of something and making it hi.

The Travels of Marco Polo. Spouse(s) They were received by the royal court of Kublai Khan, who was impressed by Marco's intelligence and humility. They were received by the royal court of Kublai Khan, who was impressed by Marco's intelligence and humility. Marco was appointed to serve as Khan's foreign emissary to India and Burma, and he was sent on many diplomatic missions throughout the empire.

In a life of ceaseless exploration, Marco Polo pushed out the borders of his narrow medieval world. Born in Venice in 1254, the young Marco Polo first met his father at age 15, when the elder Polo returned from a trading expedition to the East. The father's tales of the court of the Kublai Khan in China ignited a lifelong passion for adventure in the son. The Polos set out for China in 1271, traveling through the Middle East, across the Gobi Desert, to Khanbaliq in China. The journey took four years. Kublai Khan took a great liking to Marco Polo, employing him as a spy throughout his vast empire. Marco traveled and observed the cultures of Sumatra, Sri Lanka, and India in this capacity. His notes later became one of the world's great travel books, The Description of the World.National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. 
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