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China's last Jesuit : Charles J. McCarthy and the end of the mission in Catholic Shanghai
AuthorClark, Amanda C. R., 1977-
Pub. LocationSingaporePublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Date2017Phys. Desc.pdf. [xxv, 122 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm]
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberBV3427.M235 C53 2017d
China's last Jesuit : Charles J. McCarthy and the end of the mission in Catholic Shanghai / Amanda C.R. Clark.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-118) and index.

The Young Jesuit -- China During an Era of Change -- Return to Shanghai -- The Prison Years -- The Philippines, a Change in Course, and the Last Years.

"....chronicles the life of Charles McCarthy, a San Francisco native and Jesuit missionary to China, and tells the unique and compelling story of a young man who experienced confinement under the Japanese occupation, followed shortly by imprisonment by the Chinese Communists in the 1950's. Through a study of McCarthy's unique epistolary exchanges, it considers the intellectual life of a Catholic missionary, his ongoing fight for equal citizenship rights, illustrating how American Catholic missionaries in Maoist-era Shanghai navigated the social tensions of a nation-state in turbulent transition. This narrative explores Jesuit strategies of resistance and persistence in an era of oppression, and ideological and religious conflict as those sent to fill the missionary spots left by European men lost in the World Wars were caught up in China's mid-century political upheavals."--OCLC note.

Local access dig.pdf. [Clark-China's Last Jesuit.pdf]

Subject(s)McCarthy, Charles J. [Di Guanghua 翟光華], 1911-1991
Jesuits--Missions--China--Shanghai--History--20th century
Jesuits--China--20th century--Biography
Jesuits--China--20th century--Imprisonment
Missionaries, American--China--Biography
China--Religion--20th century
Jesuits--Philippines--20th century
SeriesChristianity in modern China (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Palgrave pivot
Rec. TypeDigital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #19864
ISBN9811050228 ; 9789811050220LCCN2017943655OCLC993591182