To know more in depth

For those of you who want to learn more in depth, or who want to have some web resources at hand, I have prepared a selection of web resources related to the different units.

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Week 3. Unit 1. Marco Polo’s China: The Yuan dynasty

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Week 3. Unit 2. 13th century Venice

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Week 3. Unit 3. The travel and the book of Marco Polo

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  • Marco Polo
    Melvyn Bragg discuss with Frances Wood, Lead Curator of Chinese Collections at the British Library; Joan Pau Rubies, Reader in International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science; Debra Higgs Strickland, Senior Lecturer in the History of Art at the University of Glasgow.

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  • Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa, The Travels of Marco Polo
    Yule-Cordier edition. Volume 1. ebook

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Week 3. Unit 4. Marvel of marvels. Marco Polo’s Cathay

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Week 3. Unit 5. What Marco Polo didn’t tell

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  • Rossabi, M., Did Marco Polo go to China
    An essay by Professor Morris Rossabi, Columbia University, in response to the book _Did Marco Polo go to China?, by Frances Wood.

eBooks: Kindle Edition
This bibliography only includes e-Books. The link for each book enables you to “Look inside” the Contents and a sample of pages

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The European Discovery of China

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