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The Resource In the footsteps of Marco Polo, Denis Belliveau & Francis O'Donnell

In the footsteps of Marco Polo, Denis Belliveau & Francis O'Donnell

Label
In the footsteps of Marco Polo
Title
In the footsteps of Marco Polo
Statement of responsibility
Denis Belliveau & Francis O'Donnell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the authors' journey along Marco Polo's route from Venice through Central Asia, Afghanistan, and China over the course of two years, using only ground and sea travel, with over two hundred color photographs
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Belliveau, Denis
Dewey number
  • 915.04/2092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS10
LC item number
.B38 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
O'Donnell, Francis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Polo, Marco
  • Belliveau, Denis
  • O'Donnell, Francis
  • Belliveau, Denis
  • O'Donnell, Francis
  • Polo, Marco
  • Polo, Marco
  • Asia
  • Travel
  • Asia
  • Asien
Label
In the footsteps of Marco Polo, Denis Belliveau & Francis O'Donnell
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0819/2008023411.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Map on endpapers
  • "A companion to the public television film, produced by Return to Venice LLC and WLIW New York, in association with WNET.ORG."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 280)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
New York: stepping off the edge -- Venice: Marco Polo slept here -- Holy land, holy fire: the keys to the church -- Turkey: you always have a friend -- Persia: the genesis of the story -- Afghanistan: the word of a warlord -- Balkh: the mother of all cities -- Fortress to fortress: east toward dawn -- The Wakhan Corridor: a caravan into the snow and ice -- Tajikistan: the roof of the world -- The back door to China: and the world's most traveled man -- Kashgar to Khotan: southern silk road oasis -- Taklamakan: sailing on a sea of sand -- The Desert of Lop: and the road that doesn't exist -- The Middle Kingdom: Marco Polo's Fabled Cathay -- Tibet: "the greatest illuminations the world has ever seen" -- In Xanadu: there was no stately pleasure dome -- Lesser India: the road to Southeast Asia -- Mongolia: "he made up his mind to conquer the world" -- Il Milione on the Grand Canal: "I am afraid of telling you ... for fear of I should be branded a liar" -- Hong Kong: a passage to India -- Sumatra: "the tree of life" -- Ceylon: the island of serendipity -- India: "the richest and most splendid country in the world" -- Iran: the old man of the mountain -- The return to Venice: coming full circle
Control code
ocn221148793
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
viii, 280 pages
Isbn
9780742556836
Lccn
2008023411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o221148793
  • (OCoLC)221148793
Label
In the footsteps of Marco Polo, Denis Belliveau & Francis O'Donnell
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0819/2008023411.html
Publication
Note
  • Map on endpapers
  • "A companion to the public television film, produced by Return to Venice LLC and WLIW New York, in association with WNET.ORG."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 280)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
New York: stepping off the edge -- Venice: Marco Polo slept here -- Holy land, holy fire: the keys to the church -- Turkey: you always have a friend -- Persia: the genesis of the story -- Afghanistan: the word of a warlord -- Balkh: the mother of all cities -- Fortress to fortress: east toward dawn -- The Wakhan Corridor: a caravan into the snow and ice -- Tajikistan: the roof of the world -- The back door to China: and the world's most traveled man -- Kashgar to Khotan: southern silk road oasis -- Taklamakan: sailing on a sea of sand -- The Desert of Lop: and the road that doesn't exist -- The Middle Kingdom: Marco Polo's Fabled Cathay -- Tibet: "the greatest illuminations the world has ever seen" -- In Xanadu: there was no stately pleasure dome -- Lesser India: the road to Southeast Asia -- Mongolia: "he made up his mind to conquer the world" -- Il Milione on the Grand Canal: "I am afraid of telling you ... for fear of I should be branded a liar" -- Hong Kong: a passage to India -- Sumatra: "the tree of life" -- Ceylon: the island of serendipity -- India: "the richest and most splendid country in the world" -- Iran: the old man of the mountain -- The return to Venice: coming full circle
Control code
ocn221148793
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
viii, 280 pages
Isbn
9780742556836
Lccn
2008023411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o221148793
  • (OCoLC)221148793

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