A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci, 1552-1610 - Hsia, R. Po-Chia
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The remarkable life of the Italian Jesuit Matteo Ricci, one of the most famous missionaries of all time and the founder of the Catholic Mission in China. This is the first critical biography to use all relevant sources, not only in western languages but in Chinese as well.

Produktbeschreibung
The remarkable life of the Italian Jesuit Matteo Ricci, one of the most famous missionaries of all time and the founder of the Catholic Mission in China. This is the first critical biography to use all relevant sources, not only in western languages but in Chinese as well.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 359
  • Erscheinungstermin: Mai 2012
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 234mm x 156mm x 20mm
  • Gewicht: 582g
  • ISBN-13: 9780199656530
  • ISBN-10: 0199656533
  • Artikelnr.: 37253302
Autorenporträt
A native of Hong Kong, R. Po-chia Hsia was educated in his home town, the United Kingdom, Germany, and the United States. He is a specialist on early modern Europe and on the social and cultural exchanges between China and the West. Author and editor of a dozen books, with translations into Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, and German, Hsia has received signal academic honours in many countries. He is a member of the Academia Sinica and the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of History, Religious Studies, and Asian Studies at the Pennsylvania State University, USA.