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. WhPresents a biography of late thirteenth and early fourteenth-century Italian explorer, Marco Polo, and chronicles his life and travels including the time he spent in the court of Emperor Kublai Khan.
|Title||:||Marco Polo and the Realm of Kublai Khan|
|Author||:||Tim McNeese, William H. Goetzmann|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2009-01-01|