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CONTENTS Prologue: The Commander 7 BOOK I: EUROPA Chapter 1: The Merchants of Venice 16 Chapter 2: The Golden Passport 46 Chapter 3: The Apprentice 63 Chapter 4: The Opium Eater 86 Chapter 5: High Plains Drifters 111 Chapter 6: The Secret History of the Mongols 137 BOOK II: ASIA Chapter 7: The Universal Emperor 180 Chapter 8: In the Service of the Khan 207 Chapter 9: The Struggle for Survival 245 Chapter 10: The General and the Queen 276 Chapter 11: The City of Heaven 302 Chapter 12: The Divine Wind 333 BOOK III: INDIA Chapter 13: The Seeker 385 Chapter 14: The Mongol Princess 429 Chapter 15: The Prodigal Son 456 Epilogue: The Storyteller 498 Acknowledgments 525 Notes on Sources 530 Bibliography Index
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Polo, Marco, 1254-1323? -- Travel.
Explorers -- Italy -- Biography.
Voyages and travels.
Asia -- Description and travel.