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Memoirs of Father Ripa during thirteen years' residence at the court of Peking in the service of the Emperor of China : with an account of the foundation of the college for the education of young Chinese at Naples
AuthorRipa, Matteo 馬國賢, 1682-1746
Prandi, Fortunato
Pub. Location---PublisherElibron Classics
Date2005Phys. Desc.viii, 160 pages ; 21 cm.
LocationAdmin. Office GalleryCall NumberDS708.R56213 2005
Memoirs of Father Ripa during thirteen years' residence at the court of Peking in the service of the Emperor of China : with an account of the foundation of the college for the education of young Chinese at Naples / [selected and translated from the Italian by Fortunato Prandi].
Translation and condensation of: Storia della fondazione della congregazione e del Collegio de' cinesi.
Reprint of the 1844 ed. published by John Murray, London.

Keywords: Cardinal de Tournon imprisonment ; Macao ; painting ; craftsmen ; Description of Beijing ; navigation ; Nanjiang huo ; Chinese medical practices ; Chinese customs and traditions ; Engravers and engraving ; the Great Wall, Jehol, the Emperor Kangxi ; food and delicacies, fireworks, womens feet, landscape gardening, wrestling and archery, beards ; Chinese College ; Russian embassy, Count Ismailof, missionaries ; death of the Emperor Kangxi ; Chinese students.

Subject(s)China--Description and travel--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Sources
Missions--China--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Personal narratives
China--History--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Sources
China--Court and courtiers--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Ripa, Matteo 馬國賢, 1682-1746--Diaries
Collegio dei Cinesi [Collegium Sinicum] (Naples, Italy)
Istituto universitario orientale (Naples)
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute [AEC]Rec. #19180
ISBN1402188803 ; 9781402188800OCLC74336740