The City Of Light: The Hidden Journal of the Man Who Entered China Four Years Before Marco Polo

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Challenging Marco Polo's status as "first" to enter China, this journal of a scholarly Jewish merchant who sailed into Zaitun four years before the arrival of Polo describes the adventures of a medieval trader and adds another fascinating chapter to the classic encounter between East and West.

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David Selbourne is a distinguished academic who held a British Commonwealth Fellowship at the University of Chicago and has taught at Ruskin College, Oxford. He is the author of a distinguished work of political philosophy, The Principle of Duty. He lives in Urbino in the Marche region of Italy.

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Italian

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