HIS100 EMORY From Travels: Description Of The World By Marco Polo

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For this assignment, you have to read Marco Polo's travelog: "From Travels: Description of the World," ca 1298. Please find this reading in your textbook, Sources of World Societies, p. 256-260. Please type your answers using the reading portfolio form that I will attach in the Drag and drop file.

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Reading Portfolio, History 100, PRIMARY SOURCES Name: Bibliographic Citation: Context: Who wrote this piece? How would you describe this person’s race, class, gender, position within his/her society (powerful, powerless)? When and where was it written? What events were occurring at the time? Causality: Why did the author write this text? How does s/he interpret the state of his/her society at the time of writing? What forces of history (large institutions, cultural movements, influential ideas) are mentioned? Continuity or Change: To what extent does this reading indicate similar ideas to those expressed in earlier readings? To what extent does it indicate a new perspective? Be specific in your comparisons. Quote at least two sentences as part of your analysis. ...
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Reading Portfolio, History 100, PRIMARY SOURCES

Name:

Bibliographic
Citation:
Gainty, D., & Ward, W. D. (2011). Sources of World Societies (1st ed., pp. 256-260). Wisconsin:
Macmillan.

Context: Who wrote this piece? How would you describe this person’s race, class, gender,
position within his/her society (powerful, powerless)?
The piece was written by Marco Polo, he was among the first European to travel to Asia
during the middle ages. He was a Venetian merchant, a writer and an explorer who travelled
extensively with his family through Asia. He was a powerful man during his time as he left a
chronicle detailing all his experiences. He was famous because he became the first European to
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