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In the light and shadow of an emperor [electronic resource] : Tomas Pereira, SJ (1645-1708), the Kangxi emperor and the Jesuit mission in China / edited by Arthur K. Wardega, SJ, and Antonio Vasconcelos de Saldanha.

Publication:
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (608 p.)
Subjects:
Christianity -- Japan -- History -- 17th century.
China -- History -- Kangxi, 1662-1722.
Jesuits -- Missions -- China -- History -- 17th century.
Jesuits -- Portugal -- History -- 17th century.
Jesuits -- China -- History -- 17th century.
Pereira, Tomas, 1645-1708.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The present collection was written to commemorate the third centenary of the death of the Portuguese Jesuit, Tomás Pereira (1645-1708). Dealing with some of the most decisive and controversial moments in the history of the Jesuit mission in China during the Kangxi era (1662-1722), these essays were produced by an international team of scholars and cover a wide range of topics that reflect a permanent academic interest, in Europe and America as well as in China, in the history of the Catholic ...
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; NOTES ON EDITORS AND CONTRIBUTORS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; PART I; ROOT AND BRANCH; TOMÁS PEREIRA AND THE JESUITS OF THE COURT OF THE KANGXI EMPEROR; FATHER TOMÁS PEREIRA, SJ,THE KANGXI EMPEROR, AND THE COURT WESTERNERS; THE IMAGE OF TOMÁS PEREIRA IN QING DYNASTY DOCUMENTS; FROM THE EARTHLY COURT TO THE HEAVENLY COURT; THE LAST IMPERIAL HONOURS FROM TOMÁS PEREIRA TO THE EULOGIUM EUROPEORUM DOCTORUM IN 1711; PART II; 'AMICÍSSIMOS'; THE FÔ AND THE XEKIÂ; UBI DUX, IBI CURIA; 'RIDING A CRANE SHE ASCENDED TO THE DISTANT REALMS'; PART III
THE 'EDICT OF TOLERANCE' (1692)TOMÁS PEREIRA'S APPEALTO THE PORTUGUESE JESUITS AND MISSIONARY RECRUITMENT TO CHINA; FERDINAND VERBIEST'S LETTER OF 1678; PART IV; DEFENDING EUROPEAN ASTRONOMY IN CHINA ...AGAINST EUROPE, TOMÁS PEREIRA AND THE DIRECTORATE OF ASTRONOMY IN 1688; RESOLUTION OF SOME QUESTIONS ABOUT TOMÁS PEREIRA'S ARRIVAL IN BEIJING AND SERVICE AT THE DIRECTORATE OF ASTRONOMY; SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY JESUIT SURVEYS FOR A SECURE OVERLAND ROUTE FROM EUROPE TO CHINA; PART V; THE JESUITS AT NERCHINSK; TOMÁS PEREIRA AT THE NERCHINSK CONFERENCE; TOMÁS PEREIRA, JING TIAN, AND NERCHINSK; PART VI
MISSION BY MUSICTHE ORGANIST AND ORGAN BUILDER TOMÁS PEREIRA; THE MACAU RICCI INSTITUTE; INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Wardega, Artur K.
Vasconcelos de Saldanha, Antonio.
ISBN:
1-4438-3854-3
OCLC:
830168571
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