Answering worksheet question about Marco Polo's travel log: "From Travels: Description of the World," ca 1298.

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For this assignment, you have to read Marco Polo's travel log: "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 to the Drag and drop file.

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.
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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