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The history of the relations between the Low Countries and China in the Qing era (1644-1911)
AuthorVande Walle, Willy
Golvers, Noël
Pub. LocationLeuvenPublisherLeuven University Press/Ferdinand Verbiest Foundation
Date2003Phys. Desc.508 p. ; 24 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberBV3415.L489 no. 14
The history of the relations between the Low Countries and China in the Qing era (1644-1911) / edited by W.F. Vande Walle ; co-editor, Noël Golvers.
Revised papers from at a conference held in September 1995 sponsored by the Ferdinand Verbiest Foundation.
Includes bibliographical references.
"The genesis of the present colume was a conference entitled 'The History of the Relations between the Low Countries and China in the Qing Era (1644-1911),' which was organized by the Ferdinand Verbiest Foundation in Leuven in September 1995."—p. [4] of cover.

Preface – Introduction / W.F. Vande Walle.
I. Some Lesser Known Contributions of Ferdinand Verbiest Verbiest, Spathar and Chrysanthos: The Spread of Verbiest's Science to Eastern Europe / E. Nicolaïdis -- An Evaluation of F. Verbiest's Account of his Journey to Manchuria in 1682, its Errors and Problems / T. Pang
II. Antoine Thomas and the Society of Jesus in China Antoine Thomas's and George David's Maps of Asia / E. Lo Sardo -- The Role of Antoine Thomas, SJ, (1644-1709) in Determining the Terrestrial Meridian Line in Eighteenth-Century China / J.W. Witek -- Antoine Thomas, SJ, and his Mathematical Activities in China: A Preliminary Research through Chinese Sources / Han Qi -- Thomas and Tournon: Mission and Money / Cl. von Collani -- François Noël, SJ, and the Chinese Rites Controversy / P. Rule -- Deux Lazaristes, originaires de la région de Chimay, émissaires de Louis XVI à la cour impériale de Pékin: 1785-1812 / M.-J. Ghislain.
III. Dutch Qing Connections Missionaries, the Low Countries and their Dependencies, as Described in Xie Sui's Manchu "Pictures of Tribute-Bearers" / G. Stary -- Qing Dynasty China in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Literature: 1644-1700 / E. van Kley -- The Dutch Foundations of the Gützlaff Mission in China: 1823-1851 / J.G. and R.G. Lutz -- Missionary Relations between the Dutch East Indies and China: 1807-1942 / K. Steenbrink -- Shandong Missions and the Dutch Connection: 1860-1919 / R.G. Tiedemann
IV. Scheut in China The Spread of the CICM Mission in the Apostolic Vicariate of Central Mongolia (1865-1911): a General Overview / S. Lievens -- "The Most Unfruitful Mission in the World" : CICM Fathers Frans and Jozef Hoogers in Xinjiang: 1895-1922 / B. Gorissen -- Virgins in Central Mongolia / R. Renson -- The Religious Case of Fengzhen District: Reclamation and Missionary Activities in Caqar during the Late Qing Dynasty / P. Taveirne
V. Belgium and Chinese Modernization Belgian Treaties with China and Japan under King Leopold I / W.F. Vande Walle -- Sino-Belgian Relations during the Reign of Leopold II: A Brief Historical Account Based on Chinese Documents / Lin Jinshui -- The Bejing-Hankou Railroad and Commercial Development in North China, 1905-1937: A Case-Study of the Impact of Belgian Investment in China / Chang Jui-te -- Les étudiants chinois en Begique de 1900 à 1940 / Cl. Soetens.

Subject(s)Belgium--Foreign relations--China--Congresses
Netherlands--Foreign relations--China--Congresses
Verbiest, Ferdinand 南怀仁, 1623-1688
Thomas, Antoine 安多平施, 1644-1709
Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary--Missions--Inner Mongolia
Missions--China--History--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Congresses
SeriesLouvain Chinese studies ; 14
Rec. TypeBook (Proceedings)LanguageEnglish, French
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #9605
ISBN9058673154 ; 9789058673152LCCN2003503646OCLC53485446