Marco Polo

by George Makepeace Towle


Description:  Readers of this well-crafted narrative will follow Marco Polo from his Venetian home, across the entire continent of Asia to the court of Kublai Khan, and in his various adventures and journeys while in the far-off Orient, with eager curiosity and ever-deepening interest. The central figure of the story is heroic, for Marco Polo was in all things manly, brave, persevering, intelligent, and chivalrous; and the scenes and incidents in which he was the leading actor were in the highest degree thrilling and dramatic.


Additional information:

Ages:  11-14
Format:  Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2014
ISBN:  978-1-59915-983-6
Genres:  World History, Biography

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Table of Contents

1. The Return of the Wanderers
2. Marco Polo's Youth
3. Marco Polo Sets Forth
4. Marco Polo's Travels in Persia and Turkistan
5. Marco Polo Reaches Cathay
6. The Imperial Hunting Grounds
7. The Court of the Great Khan
8. Marco Polo among the Tartars
9. Marco Polo's Travels in Cathay

10. Marco Polo's Return
11. Marco Polo in the Eastern Seas
12. Marco Polo among the Hindoos
13. Marco Polo in Africa
14. Homeward Bound
15. A Strange Welcome
16. Marco Polo Goes to the Wars
17. Marco Polo a Prisoner
18. Last Days of Marco Polo

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