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Mission to Asia
AuthorDawson, Christopher, 1889-1970
Giovanni, da Pian del Carpine, Archbishop of Antivari, d. 1252
Ruysbroeck, Willem van, ca. 1210-ca.1270
Pub. LocationTorontoPublisherUniversity of Toronto Press
Date1980Phys. Desc.xxxix, 246 pages ; 21 cm.
LocationAdmin. OfficeCall NumberDS798.2.M63 1980
Mission to Asia / Christopher Dawson.
"University of Toronto Press in association with the Medieval Academy of America"
Reprint. Originally published: The Mongol mission. London : Sheed and Ward, 1955.
Reprinted 1966 by Harper & Row as: Mission to Asia: narratives and letters of Franciscan missionaries in Mongolia and China in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries / translated by a Nun of Stanbrook Abbey ; edited and with an introduction by Christopher Dawson.
1998 printing.
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxxvii-xxxviii) and index.

History of the Mongols / by John of Plano Carpini -- The narrative of Brother Benedict the Pole -- The journey of William of Rubruck -- The letters of John of Monte Corvino, Brother Peregrine, and Andrew of Perugia.

Subject(s)Mongolia--Description and travel
Mongolia--Foreign relations--Catholic Church
Mongols--History--13th-14th centuries
Asia, Central--Description and travel--13th-14th centuries
Asia--Description and travel--13th-14th centuries
SeriesMedieval Academy reprints for teaching ; 8
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute [AEC]Rec. #19357
ISBN0802064361 ; 9780802064363LCCN81122939OCLC7596539