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A Jesuit in the Forbidden City : Matteo Ricci, 1552-1610

Author: R Po-chia Hsia
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A 16th century Italian Jesuit, Matteo Ricci was the founder of the Catholic Mission in China and one of the most famous missionaries of all time. A pioneer in bringing Christianity to China, Ricci spent twenty eight years in the country, in which time he crossed the cultural divides between China and the West by immersing himself in the language and culture of his hosts. Even 400 years later, he is still one of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
biografi
Named Person: Matteo Ricci; Matteo Ricci; Matteo Ricci
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Po-chia Hsia
ISBN: 9780199592258 019959225X
OCLC Number: 607613219
Description: xiv, 359 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Macerata and Rome --
Portuguese seas --
Macao --
Zhaoqing --
Ruggieri --
Shaozhou --
Nanchang --
Nanjing --
Beijing --
The true meaning of the Lord of Heaven --
Laying the foundations --
The man of paradox --
Epilogue --
Appendix. Magistrate's verdict in adultery accusation against Michele Ruggieri.
Responsibility: R. Po-chia Hsia.
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The remarkable life of the Italian Jesuit Matteo Ricci, one of the most famous missionaries of all time and the founder of the Catholic Mission in China. This is the first critical biography to use  Read more...

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Ronnie Po-chia Hsia's A Jesuit in the Forbidden City is hands down the best scholarly biography of Ricci to date, and unlikely to be surpassed ... the book provides an account that is accessible as Read more...

 
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