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China on paper : European and Chinese works from the late sixteenth to the early nineteenth century
AuthorGetty Research Institute
Reed, Marcia, 1945-
Demattè, Paola, 1962-
Pub. LocationLos AngelesPublisherGetty Research Institute
Date2007Phys. Desc.ix, 235 p. : ill. (some col.), color maps ; 29 cm.
LocationAdmin. OfficeCall NumberDS721.C48757 2007
China on paper : European and Chinese works from the late sixteenth to the early nineteenth century / edited by Marcia Reed and Paola Demattè.
Accompanies an exhibition held at the Getty Research Institute, Nov. 6, 2007-Feb. 10, 2008.
In search of perfect clarity / Marcia Reed and Paola Demattè -- A perfume is best from afar : publishing China for Europe / Marcia Reed -- Christ and Confucius : accommodating Christian and Chinese beliefs / Paola Demattè -- From astronomy to heaven : Jesuit science and the conversion of China / Paola Demattè -- Mapping an acentric world : Ferdinand Verbiest's Kunyu quantu / Gang Song and Paola Demattè -- War and peace : four intercultural landscapes / Richard E. Strassberg.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-223) and index. ***Graphic resource.

Added keywords: engraving, Yuanmingyuan 圓明園, publishing of Jesuit books on China in Europe, publishing of Jesuit works in China, illustrated albums, Jesuit science, technology, astronomical instruments, Kunyu quantu 坤輿全圖, Chinese maps, geography, battle scenes, impressions of Chinese life in European books and prints, Christian imagery in Chinese books.

Subject(s)China--Civilization--Western influences
China--Civilization--Western influences--Bibliography--Exhibitions
East and West
China--Relations--Europe--History--16th-19th centuries--Exhibitions
Jesuits--China--16th-18th centuries--Contributions in astronomy
Jesuits--China--16th-18th centuries--Contributions in cartography
Jesuits--Missions--China--16th-18th centuries--Bibliography--Exhibitions
Rec. TypeBook (Exhibition catalog)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #6977
ISBN9780892368693LCCN2006052861OCLC76937359