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China and Macau

Author: R Clive Willis
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2017.
Series: Portuguese encounters with the world in the age of the discoveries.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1513 the Portuguese established a maritime route to China. Their motives were a combination of a quest for trade and territory, and a desire to promote Christianity. This is a selection of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Clive Willis
ISBN: 9781315260488 1315260484
OCLC Number: 993988757
Description: 1 online resource : text file, PDF.
Contents: Contents: Introduction; First contacts, 1513-57: the arrival of the 'barbarian devils' from the West; A civilization observed: Imperial Ming China in the 16th century; The Portuguese settle in Macau: the early years; The Jesuit missions in China: the Portuguese contribution; The quest for Cathay: the odyssey of Brother Bento de GA(3)is; Macau in the late 1630s: three complementary accounts; Macau and Manchu China; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Portuguese encounters with the world in the age of the discoveries.
Responsibility: edited by Clive Willis.

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