The Travels of Marco Polo - From Peking to Amoy Summary & Analysis

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From Peking to Amoy Summary and Analysis

Traveling from Cho-chau south four days leads to the city of Ho-kien-fu. The people are idolaters, burn their dead and live by trade and industry. They produce gold, silk and cloth to ship by river to Khan-balik. Changlu is three days farther south where they process pure, white fine salt for export to surrounding countries. Changli is next after five days travel where much merchandise is shipped on the river flowing through the city. South for six days leads to Tandinfu where a disloyal baron rebels against the Great Khan but is put down by his men who kill all the traitors.

Young women in Cathay are polite, prudent and proper in all things. When betrothed or asked for her hand in marriage the father pledges his daughter is a virgin. The father and future...

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