Handbook of Christianity in China, Volume 2

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Nicolas Standaert, R. G. Tiedemann
BRILL, Dec 1, 2009 - Religion - 42 pages
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This second volume on Christianity in China covers the period from 1800 onwards up to the present, divided into three main periods, and dealing with the complexities of both Catholic and Protestant aspects. Also in this volume the reader will be guided to and through the Chinese and Western primary and secondary sources by carefully selected major scholars in the field. Produced with financial support from the Ricci Institute at the University of San Francisco Center for the Pacific Rim.
 

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Contents

Part One LATE QING CHINA
1
Actors
115
NineteenthCentury China
175
Late Qing Scene
278
Themes
354
Part Two REPUBLICAN CHINA
447
The Actors
516
Women
587
Scene The Chinese World
848
Themes
867
FINAL CONSIDERATIONS
890
Appendices
915
Catholic Religious Communities of Foreign Women
922
Catholic Religious Communities of Chinese Women
932
Protestant Missionary Societies
938
Statistics of Protestant Mission Work in China 1905
958

Republican Scene
653
Themes
669
Essay
702
Part Three PEOPLES REPUBLIC HONGKONG
783
Actors
793
Roman Catholic Jurisdictions 19241946
971
Index of Persons Qing Republican PRC
1005
Index of Authors
1014
Index of Subjects
1031
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R.G. Tiedemann holds a University of London PhD in History and taught at the School of Oriental and African Studies for many years. He is a Scholars Council member of the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History, University of San Francisco, and has published extensively on the history of Christianity in 19th-century China. His most recent publication is the "Reference Guide to Christian Missionary Societies in China: from the 16th to the 20th Century," (Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2009).