Marco Polo and the discovery of the world
An examination of the range and influence of Marco Polo's "Book" on the history of geography and exploration. John Larner assesses the findings of modern scholarship and offers an account of Polo and his family, how and why the book came into being, and its reception over the centuries.
Print Book, English, 2001
Yale Nota Bene ; Yale University Press, [U.S.], New Haven, 2001
250 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 20 cm