Books tagged: marco polo

The adult filter is active; there may be additional content. To view this content, click the "Adult Content" button above to change your filtering option.

Found 12 results

Chaturanga
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,970. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Chaturanga is an educational novel about a modern American boy who embarks on an adventure through Central Asia with his geologist father.
The Prisoner's Gold
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,630. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Hunters—an elite group assembled by an enigmatic billionaire to locate the world’s greatest treasures—are tasked with finding the fortune that Marco Polo had accumulated before he left China for his homeland. Guided by firsthand accounts of Polo’s travels, the Hunters quickly discover there are hostile forces willing to do anything to stop them from taking the riches from Chinese soil.
Silk: From the Myths & Legends to the Middle Ages
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Textiles & Polymers
Silk is rarely the title of a book, yet it is part of history, travel, textiles, design, art, social history, women’s affairs, royal pursuits, the crusades, fashion and modern global science, business and economics. In this book the secrets are gradually revealed, stories of mayhem and espionage, love and valour, corruption and beauty.
Marco Polo Vita E Tempo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ci sono voluti 4,5 anni per raggiungere la Persia, via India. Dopo aver consegnato la sposa al re, si sono recati a Venezia dove sono arrivati nel 1295. Erano stati assenti per 24 anni. Avevano meravigliose storie da raccontare i loro viaggi in tanti paesi.
What's So Great About Marco Polo? A Biography of Marco Polo Just for Kids!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Marco Polo’s sense of wonder started when he was young. As a child growing up in the streets of Venice, Italy, his imagination often turned to Asia and to what might be going on there. Little did he know that soon he would be traveling to that mysterious continent personally. You may know his name, but perhaps you've wondered, "What's so great about him?" This book (part of the “What’s So Great
Der Met@ngelos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,030. Language: German. Published: October 25, 2013 by E-dition 333. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Das unmögliche Sonnensystem Becede hält für den Erdenmenschen Martin Martens noch jede Menge Überraschungen bereit. Exotische Lebensformen wie die Rauch-Schemen, die Passat-Reiter oder die Tiden-Dümpler verblassen aber gegenüber den faszinierenden Rätseln äußerer kosmischer Zusammenhänge und geheimnisvollen psychischen Verbindungen - deren Lösung die kühnsten Fantasien übertreffen!
Son of Venice, A Story of Marco Polo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Son of Venice continues the story begun in Daughter of Xanadu, set in 13th century China. In that book, Emmajin, a fictional granddaughter of Khubilai Khan, met Marco Polo, who fascinated her with tales of romantic love. Son of Venice picks up the story as Emmajin and Marco Polo head west along the Silk Road. They face battles, intrigue, betrayal, and challenges to their unconventional love.
Venice in History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
Venice in History, the Remarkable Story of the Serene Republic for Travelers is a fresh, engaging introduction to Venice's glorious past. It will appeal to anyone who is planning to visit or who has already visited this captivating place. It will also appeal to anyone who is simply interested in history well written.
Following Marco Polo's Silk Road
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The book, Following Marco Polo’s Silk Road, is a personal account of a couple’s journey as they follow the footsteps of the legendary traveller, Marco Polo. As independent travellers, they explore the lands and the people along the mythical Silk Road. This is a graphic account about the lives of the people that they met along the way.
Syria and Jordan Adventures
Price: Free! Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Syria and Jordan are two of the most interesting countries in the Middle East. Steeped in history, affordable and easy to travel in, they are now popular travel destinations. The great bazaars in Damascus and Aleppo still trade as they have done for 000s of years. This is the story of a couples travels including visiting Petra and Wadi Rum, the location of the secret camp of Lawrence of Arabia.