ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION OR INTERVIEW. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION REQUIRED.
The life and travels of Marco Polo can be seen as the personal embodiment of a system of exchange across the Eurasian landmass and Indian Ocean that was a distinctive feature of the eleventh through fifteenth centuries. This seminar will seek to examine the actions, motivations, and viewpoints of all of the participants in the medieval commercial network, including members of Islamic, Jewish, Indian, and Chinese trading communities.
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