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Journey to the East

The Jesuit Mission to China, 1579–1724

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ISBN 9780674030367

Publication Date: 12/15/2008

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512 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 halftones, 4 maps

Belknap Press


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  • Preface
  • Note on Translations and Orthography
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Charting the Course
    • 1. An Uneasy Foothold
    • 2. In the Shadow of Greatness
    • 3. Witnesses to Armageddon
    • 4. The Problem of Success
    • 5. Between Tolerance and the Intolerable
  • Part II: Building the Church
    • 6. In the Apostles’ Classroom
    • 7. Learning the Language of Birds
    • 8. The Business of Conversion
    • 9. A Good Method and Order
    • 10. Brothers of Passion and Mercy
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliographical Note
  • Notes
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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