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François Xavier Dentrecolles et l'apport de la Chine à l'Europe du XVIIIe siècle
AuthorThomaz de Bossierre (Bossière), Yves de, Mme
Pub. LocationParisPublisherBelles Lettres
Date1982Phys. Desc.xvii, 192 p. : illl. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberD34.C6 C47 v. 5
T.p. appears as: François Xavier Dentrecolles [Yin Hong-siu Ki-tsong] et l'apport de la Chine à l'Europe du XVIIIe siècle / par Mme Yves de Thomaz de Bossièrre ; avant-propos du P. Joseph Dehergne.
"Yin Hong-siu Ki-tsong" i.e. Yin Hongxu Jizong 殷弘緒繼宗
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-180) and index.

Includes chapters on Dentrecolles' arrival in China, his role as Superior General of the French Mission, 1707-1719; with Fr. Foucquet; troubles with Pedrini; visit of the Second Pontifical Legate; the death of Kangxi and the enthronement of Yongzheng; with the Ambassador of the King of Portugal; persecution and death. As a translator and transmitter of Chinese classics and histories; descriptions of money; technical matters such as manufacture and production of porcelain, silk, artificial flowers, pearls, Chinese medicine, ginseng, tea, botany, bamboo.

Subject(s)Dentrecolles, François-Xavier 殷弘緒, 1664-1741
Jesuits, French--Missions--China--18th century
La Chine au temps des lumières ; 5
Rec. TypeBookLanguageFrench
CollectionRicci Institute Library [R9]Rec. #5142