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By Luís Saraiva,Luis Saraiva

ISBN-10: 9814390437

ISBN-13: 9789814390439

Missionaries, and particularly the Portuguese Assistancy of the Society of Jesus, performed a basic position within the dissemination of Western medical wisdom in East Asia. in addition they delivered to Europe a deeper wisdom of Asian nations. This quantity brings jointly a chain of essays studying very important new info in this major clinical and cultural alternate, together with numerous in-depth discussions of recent assets suitable to Jesuit medical actions on the chinese language Emperor's courtroom. It contains significant contributions analyzing a variety of case reviews that diversity from the paintings of a few person missionaries (Karel Slavíček, Guillaume Bonjour) in Beijing in the course of the reigns of Kangxi and Yongzheng to the cultural alternate among a Korean envoy and the Beijing Jesuits in the course of the early 18th century. Focusing particularly at the courting among technology and the humanities, this quantity additionally gains articles bearing on the historic contributions made through Tomás Pereira and Jean-Joseph-Marie Amiot, to the alternate of musical wisdom among China and Europe.


  • Foreword (Luís SARAIVA)
  • Portugal and the Jesuit Missions in Asia:
    • Portugal and the Jesuit challenge to China: tendencies in Historiography (Rui MAGONE)
    • Evangelization, Politics, and expertise move within the 17th-Century Cochinchina: the Case of João da Cruz (Alexei VOLKOV)
  • The Jesuits and the information of China in Europe:
    • The Jesuits and Their learn of chinese language Astronomy and Chronology within the 17th and Eighteenth Centuries (HAN Qi)
    • The Jesuit Jean-Joseph-Marie Amiot and chinese language song within the Eighteenth Century (NII Yoko)
  • Tomás Pereira (1646–1708):
    • Some facts on Tomás Pereira's (Xu Risheng 徐日昇) Biography and Manuscripts (Isabel PINA)
    • Pereira's journey to Tartary in 1685 (Davor ANTONUCCI)
    • Thomas Pereira and the information of Western track within the 17th and the 18th Centuries in China (WANG Bing and Manuel SERRANO PINTO)
    • Pereira's Musical background as Context for His Contributions in China (Joyce LINDORFF)
  • New resources on Western technology on the chinese language Emperor's Court:
    • Verbiest's Manuscripts on Astronomy and Mechanics (1676): From Beijing to Moscow and Constantinople (Noël GOLVERS and Efthymios NICOLAIDIS)
    • Manchu Manuscripts on arithmetic within the Tôyô Bunko, the country Library of internal Mongolia and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (Junsei WATANABE)
    • The New Thermometer and a Slice of Experimental Philosophy within the Early Qing court docket (SHI Yunli)
  • Missionaries in Beijing through the Reigns of Kangxi and Yongzheng:
    • Karel Slavíček and His clinical Works in China (LIU Dun)
    • Guillaume Bonjour (1670–1714): Chronologist, Linguist, and “Casual” Scientist (Ugo BALDINI)
    • K“Western Astronomy vs. Korean Geography”: highbrow Exchanges among a Korean and the Jesuits as noticeable From Yi Kiji's 1720 Beijing Travelogue (LIM Jongtae)

Readership: Researchers and teachers in background of technological know-how; knowledgeable readers drawn to cultural difficulties of information transmission, particularly in China, Japan and ecu nations including the corresponding audiences in Portugese and Spanish talking countries.

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