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Sojourners in a strange land : Jesuits and their scientific missions in late imperial China

Author: Florence C Hsia
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though Jesuits assumed a variety of roles as missionaries in late imperial China, their most memorable guise was that of scientific expert. This work develops a genealogy of Jesuit conceptions of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Matteo Ricci; Matteo Ricci
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Florence C Hsia
ISBN: 9780226355597 0226355594
OCLC Number: 315239309
Description: xv, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Who was that masked man? --
Writing missions --
Telling missionary lives --
Making Jesuit science travel --
Reading Jesuit voyages --
Jesuit academicians --
Observational fortunes --
Familiar letters and familiar faces.
Responsibility: Florence C. Hsia.

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