|The sextants of Beijing : global currents in Chinese history / Joanna Waley-Cohen.|
1. Early Chinese cosmopolitanism -- 2. China and Catholicism in the Sixteenth through Eighteenth Centuries -- 3. Foreign goods and foreign knowledge in the Eighteenth century -- 4. The turning of the tables, 1796-1860 -- 5. Shields and swords, 1860-1914 -- 6. Overcoming habits of mind, 1914-1949 -- 7. Culture and conflict, 1949-1997.
Added keywords: Jesuits, science, astronomy, mathematics, cartography, Jesuit mapping and surveying, Kangxi, Qianlong atlases, Matteo Ripa, engraving, Michel Benoist, missionaries, Christianity, Christian missions, anti-Christian literature, artillery, cannon, Chinese travellers to Europe, Louis Fan Shouyi, Michael Shen Fuzong, Jacob Li, Macartney mission interpreter.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -297) and index. (another copy Gleeson Library)