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The story of a stele : China's Nestorian Monument and its reception in the West, 1625-1916

Author: Michael Keevak
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the Western reception of the Nestorian monument. It is suitable for those interested in East Asian colonialism, and in the vagaries of cross-cultural contact between East and West.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Keevak
ISBN: 9789622098954 9622098959
OCLC Number: 191244713
Description: 195 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The story of a stone --
A stone discovered --
The century of Kircher --
Eighteenth-century problems and controversies --
The return of the missionaries --
The Da Qin temple.
Responsibility: Michael Keevak.

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