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Marco Polo and the Realm of Kublai Khan

Marco Polo and the Realm of Kublai Khan( )
Author: McNeese, Tim
Goetzmann, William H.
Series title:Explorers of New Lands Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4381-0246-7
Publication Date:Jan 2009
Publisher:Facts On File, Incorporated
Imprint:Chelsea House
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $36.00
Book Description:

In 1271, 17-year-old Marco Polo traveled from Venice to meet the great ruler of the east, Kublai Khan. This ruler of the enormous Mongol Empire invited Polo into his service; thus began Polo's 25 years of travel to the far corners of the Mongol empire. Wh

Author Biography
McNeese, Tim (Author)
William Goetzmann was born in 1931 in St. Paul Minnesota. He received his BA and PhD from Yale University. He also taught taught at Yale before going to the University of Texas at Austin to develop his American Studies program. He was a historian and emeritus professor in American studies at the University of Texas in Austin. He won the Parkman Prize and Pulitzer Prize for historians for his work on the American west. His written works are focused on the topics of American philosophy, American political history and American arts. He wrote Beyond the Revolution: A History of American Thought From Paine to Pragmatism in 2009.

Willaim Goetzmann died on September 7, 2010.

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