|Mythistory in Sino-Western contacts : Jesuit missionaries and the pillars of Chinese Catholic religion|
|Pub. Location||Thunder Bay, ON||Publisher||Lakehead University Library|
|Date||2003||Phys. Desc.||vii, 172 p. ; 26 cm.|
|Location||Hallway Cases||Call Number||BX3746.C5 C54 2003|
|Mythistory in Sino-Western contacts : Jesuit missionaries and the pillars of Chinese Catholic religion / Min-sun Chen.|
Includes bibliographical references.
"This collection of ten published articles and two revised preliminary papers were written between the years of 1966 and 1996....reflected my understanding of the seventeenth-century historical facts and their meaning in the history of Sino-Western cultural contacts."—preface.
Older articles in Wade-Giles romanization.
1. The confrontation of mythistories in seventeenth-century Sino-Western contacts. -- 2. Hsu Kuang-ch’i (1562-1633). -- 3. Hsu Kuang-ch’i (1562-1633) and his image of the West. -- 4. Adam Schall, Hsu Kuang-ch’i and Li T’ien-ching. -- 5. Ferdinand Verbiest and the geographical works by Jesuits in Chinese, 1584-1674. -- 6. The conversion of Li Zhizao (1565-1630) : an inquiry into reasons. -- 7. Li Chih-tsao and the T’ien-hsueh ch’u-han. -- 8. T’ien-hsueh ch’u-han and Hsi-hsueh fan: the common bond between Li Chih-tsao and Giulio Aleni. -- 9. Re-evaluating the Jesuit contributions to Chinese scientific knowledge in the seventeenth-century. -- 10. China in the early seventeenth-century: Alvarez Semedo’s History of the Great and Renowned Monarchy of China. -- 11. Martino Martini and his History of the Manchu Conquest of China. -- 12. Philippine sources of Palafox y Mendoza’s History of the Conquest of China by the Tartars.