This story of the first fully documented contact between West and East offers a fascinating insight into the history of ideas during one of the most fertile eras in European and Chinese history.
Vincent Cronin has built up a reputation with his scholarly, elegantly written works of history and biography, as one of the finest popular historians of his generation.
This early book proves his gift as an acutely observant and sensitive historian.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages, maps
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 21/09/1999
- Category: Biography: general
- ISBN: 9781860466014