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Title Matteo Ricci : a Jesuit in the Ming Court / Michela Fontana ; [English translation by Paul Metcalfe].
Author Fontana, Michela.
Publication Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Copyright date ©2011
Edition First paperback edition.
Description xv, 319 pages ; 23 cm
Call # 266.2092 F
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Matteo Ricci (1552-1610), the first of the early Jesuit missionaries of the China mission, is widely considered the most outstanding cultural mediator of all time between China and the West. This engrossing and fluid book offers a thorough, knowledgeable biography of this fascinating and influential man, telling a deeply human and captivating story that still resonates today.
Subject Ricci, Matteo, 1552-1610.
Jesuits -- China -- Biography.
China -- History -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644.
Ricci, Matteo, 1552-1610. (OCoLC)fst00066536
Jesuits. (OCoLC)fst00532143
China. (OCoLC)fst01206073
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author Metcalfe, Paul. Translator.
Addl. Title Matteo Ricci. English
ISBN 9781442205871 (paperback) :
1442205873 (paperback)

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