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The Sextants of Beijing : global currents in Chinese history
AuthorWaley-Cohen, Joanna
Pub. LocationNew YorkPublisherW.W. Norton
Date1999Phys. Desc.ix, 322 p. : maps ; 22 cm. + epub
LocationDigital Archives, and Reading RoomCall NumberDS721.W268 1999
The sextants of Beijing : global currents in Chinese history / Joanna Waley-Cohen.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-297) and index. (another copy Gleeson Library)

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.
Local access dig. [Waley-Cohen-Sextants of Beijing.epub]

Subject(s)China--Civilization--Western influences
Jesuits--China--16th-18th centuries--Contributions in science
Rec. TypeBook, and Digital Book (epub)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryEdition1st ed.Rec. #11616