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The Visitor

André Palmeiro and the Jesuits in Asia

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$41.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674416680

Publication Date: 09/15/2014


528 pages

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

20 halftones, 7 maps

Belknap Press


  • Note on Orthography and Usage
  • Prelude: Nagasaki, 1635
  • Introduction: Company Man
  • Part One: Inside the Empire
    • 1. Entering the Order
    • 2. The Visitor in Training
    • 3. Manager of Men
    • 4. In the Footsteps of the Apostles
    • 5. Among Archbishops, Emperors, and Viceroys
  • Part Two: At Empire’s Edge
    • 6. The View from Macau
    • 7. To Beijing and Back Again
    • 8. Challenging Accommodation
    • 9. Sunrise in the West
    • 10. Sunset in the East
  • Conclusion: A Baroque Death
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Illustration Credits
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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