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Title Cathay and the way thither, being a collection of medieval notices of China Volume I / edited by Henry Yule.

Imprint Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (15, ccliii, 246 pages, [1] pages of plates) : illustrations, map.
Series Hakluyt Society, Second Series ; v. 38
Hakluyt Society, Second Series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents COVER -- DEDICATION AND PREFACE -- TABLE OF CONTENTS -- PRELIMINARY ESSAY -- I. EARLIEST TRACES OF INTERCOURSE. GREEK AND ROMAN KNOWLEDGE OF CHINA -- II. CHINESE KNOWLEDGE OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE -- III. COMMUNICATION WITH INDIA -- IV. INTERCOURSE WITH THE ARABS -- V. INTERCOURSE WITH ARMENIA AND PERSIA, ETC -- VI. NESTORIAN CHRISTIANITY IN CHINA -- VII. LITERARY INFORMATION REGARDING CHINA PREVIOUS TO THE MONGOL ERA -- VIII. CHINA UNDER THE MONGOL DYNASTY, KNOWN AS CATHAY -- IX. CATHAY PASSING INTO CHINA. CONCLUSION -- SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES -- I. ODORIC OF PORDENONE13; -- BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL NOTICES -- II. LETTERS AND REPORTS OF MISSIONARY FRIARS FROM CATHAY AND INDIA -- INTRODUCTORY NOTICES -- ADDITIONAL NOTES AND CORRECTIONS TO THE TRANSLATION OF THE MIRABILIA OFFRIAR JORDANUS.
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Subject Geography, Medieval.
Missions -- East Asia.
China -- Description and travel.
India -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Yule, Henry, Sir, 1820-1889.
Other Form: Print version: Cordier, Henri. Cathay and the Way Thither. Being a Collection of Medieval Notices of China : New Edition. Volume I: Preliminary Essay on the Intercourse between China and the Western Nations previous to the Discovery of the Cape Route. Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, ©2011 9781409414056
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