Curious Land: Jesuit Accommodation and the Origins of Sinology

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University of Hawaii Press, Nov 1, 1988 - Religion - 408 pages
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How the Jesuit accomodation to internal events in China laid the foundation for modern study of China in the West. First published as Studia Leibnitiana, Supplementa 25 (1985) by Fritz Steiner Verlag. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
 

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Contents

CONCLUSION
17
INDEX
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4
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Galenic versus Paracelsian Medicine
39
PLATES
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THE CONTINUATION OF JESUIT ACCOMMODATION
74
The first page of the Chien tzu wen Thousand character classic with
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Abbé Bernous map of Peking constructed from information supplied
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PROTOSINOLOGY AND THE SEVENTEENTHCENTURY
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Müllers Clavis Sinica
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Conclusion
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The first page of the Hsiaoerh lun Dialogue of Confucius with
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THE PROTOSINOLOGICAL ASSIMILATION OF CHINAS
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An imaginary depiction of the last Ming emperor killing his daughter
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5
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A map of China with provincial boundaries as of 1654 from Martinis
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A detailed map of China from Martinis Novus atlas Sinensis 1655
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V
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Three sample types from Kirchers illustrations of how Chinese
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An illustrated explanation of the formation of Chinese characters
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CONFUCIUS SINARUM PHILOSOPHUS AS A CULMINATION
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Confucius depicted in the socalled Kuohsüeh Imperial Academy
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THE EVOLUTION OF JESUIT ACCOMMODATION
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One of the earliest depictions of the 64 hexagrams of the I ching
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PROPAGANDIZERS AND CRITICS OF JESUIT
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The Lullian diagram of six revolving concentric circles exemplifying
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