Tales of the Silk Road: On the Trail of Marco Polo James Murphy

ISBN: 9781479396337

Published: April 26th 2013

Paperback

484 pages


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Tales of the Silk Road: On the Trail of Marco Polo  by  James Murphy

Tales of the Silk Road: On the Trail of Marco Polo by James Murphy
April 26th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 484 pages | ISBN: 9781479396337 | 6.58 Mb

Tales of the Silk Road describes one of the authors several journeys between Europe and the Orient. The trip sought routes taken by Marco Polo, Alexander the Great, and Papal emissaries. Beginning in Venice, as did Polo, the path led mostly overlandMoreTales of the Silk Road describes one of the authors several journeys between Europe and the Orient.

The trip sought routes taken by Marco Polo, Alexander the Great, and Papal emissaries. Beginning in Venice, as did Polo, the path led mostly overland through Anatolia and Central Asia and China before proceeding to Islamabad via the Karakoram Highway and the Khunjerab Pass. Tales of the Silk Road mixes travel descriptions of exotic lands with careful social assessments and intense personal experiences. Historical context supports the tales.



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