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Previously published as The Mongol Mission by Sheed and Ward, Ltd., 1980.
Narratives by Franciscans sent to Central and East Asia in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries in a heroic but failed attempt to maintain contact with Christians there and convert the Mongols. Reprinted from the 1966 reprint of the 1955 edition.
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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.
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