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Travels in the Land of Kubilai Khan by Marco Polo
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Nov 10, 09

Read in November, 2009

Well I learned a new word - crupper, discovered that "Kublilai Khan" was an early adopter of paper money, and found that Marco Polo was an entertaining bullshitter. I may have to read more of these Penguin Great Ideas series (particularly as I have acquired about 40 of them
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