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In the light and shadow of an emperor : Tomás Pereira, SJ (1645-1708), the Kangxi emperor and the Jesuit mission in China
AuthorWardega, Artur K. 萬德化
Saldanha, António Vasconcelos de 薩安東
Pub. LocationNewcastle upon Tyne, UKPublisherCambridge Scholars Publishing
Date2012Phys. Desc.xxiv, 583 pages ; 21 cm
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberBV3427.P454 I5 2012
In the light and shadow of an emperor : Tomás Pereira, SJ (1645-1708), the Kangxi emperor and the Jesuit mission in China / edited by Arthur K. Wardega, SJ, and António Vasconcelos de Saldanha.
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Root and branch: the place of the Portuguese Jesuits in the early modern China missions / Liam Matthew Brockey -- Tomás Pereira and the Jesuits of the court of the Kangxi Emperor / Paul Rule -- Father Tomás Pereira, SJ, the Kangxi Emperor and the Court Westerners / Ku Weiying -- The image of Tomás Pereira in Qing Dynasty documents / Zhang Xianqing -- From the earthly court to the heavenly court: the death and funeral of Tomás Pereira / Claudia von Collani -- The last imperial honours: from Tomás Pereira to the Eulogium Europeorum Doctorum in 1711 / António Vasconcelos de Saldanha -- 'Amicíssimos', Tomás Pereira and Zhao Chang / Jin Guoping -- The Fô and the Xekiâ: Tomás Pereira's critical description of Chinese Buddhism / Rui Magone -- Ubi dux, ibi curia: Kangxi's imperial hunts and the Jesuits as courtiers / Eugenio Menegon -- 'Riding a crane she ascended to the distant realms': the last memorial (27 January 1688) of Ferdinand Verbiest / Ad Dudink -- The 'Edict of Tolerance': a textual history and reading / Nicolas Standaert -- Tomás Pereira's appeal to the Portuguese Jesuits and missionary recruitment to China / Tereza Sena -- Ferdinand Verbiest's letter of 1678 to King Afonso VI of Portugal and the possible role of Tomás Pereira in its conception / Noël Golvers -- Defending European astronomy in China...against Europe: Tomás Pereira and the Directorate of Astronomy in 1688 / Antonella Romano -- Resolution of some questions about Tomás Pereira's arrival in Beijing and service at the Directorate of Astronomy / Shi Yumin -- Seventeenth-century Jesuit surveys for a secure overland route from Europe to China / Francisco Roque de Oliveira -- The Jesuits at Nerchinsk: language, war, and ethnicity / Peter Perdue -- Tomás Pereira at the Nerchinsk conference / Vladimir Stepanovich Myasnikov -- Tomás Pereira, Jing Tian and Nerchinsk: evolving world-view during the Kangxi period / João de Deus Ramos -- Mission by music: the challenge of translating European music into Chinese in the Lülü Zuanyao / Gerlinde Gild -- The organist and organ builder Tomás Pereira: some new data on his activity / João Paulo Janeiro.

Subject(s)Pereira, Tomás [Tomé] 徐日昇, 1645-1708
Jesuits--Missions--China--History--17th century
Jesuits--China--History--17th century
China--History--Kangxi 康熙, 1662-1722--Religious policy--Catholic Church
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #17303
ISBN9781443837552 ; 1443837555LCCN2012494590OCLC800857587