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Sojourners in a strange land : Jesuits and their scientific missions in late imperial China
AuthorHsia, Florence Charlotte
Pub. LocationChicagoPublisherUniversity of Chicago Press
Date2009Phys. Desc.xv, 273 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberBV3417.H75 2009
Sojourners in a strange land : Jesuits and their scientific missions in late imperial China / Florence C. Hsia.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject(s)Jesuits--China--History--16th-17th centuries
Jesuits--China--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Contributions in science and technology
Science--China--History--17th-18th centuries--Jesuit contributions
Jesuits--Missions--China--History--16th-18th centuries
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #11152
ISBN9780226355597LCCN2009010016OCLC315239309