For a full list of previous Collectanea Serica titles, please visit: https://www.routledge.com/Collectanea-Serica/book-series/CS
Parallel Lives, Congenial Visions Christian Precursors of Modernity in China and Japan
Polyglot from the Far Side of the Moon The Life and Works of Solomon Caesar Malan (1812–1894)
Der ursprüngliche Sinn der Himmelslehre (Tianxue benyi) Joachim Bouvets (1656–1730) frühe Missionstheologie in China. Analyse, Transkription und Übersetzung der lateinischen Fassungen
By Leopold Leeb
March 19, 2024
This book introduces the history of cultural exchanges between East Asia and the West through comparative biographical sketches of sixty personalities from China and Japan. These sketches illustrate how both countries, starting from a shared cultural heritage in script and Confucian, Buddhist, and ...
By Lauren F. Pfister
September 25, 2023
Though recognized in the latter part of the 19th century as "the greatest Orientalist in Britain," the Geneva-born Anglican priest, Solomon Caesar Malan (1812–1894) was such an extraordinary person that he has defied any scholarly person to write a critical account of his life and works. ...
By Claudia von Collani
December 09, 2022
The author focuses on one of the most fascinating texts of the 17th and 18th century China mission – the Tianxue benyi 天學本義 (The Original Meaning of the Heavenly Teachings) and the more elaborate Gujin jingtian jian 古今敬天鑒 (Mirror on the Worship of Heaven in Ancient Times and Nowadays), both written...
By Gail King
August 01, 2022
This biography of Candida Xu (1607–1680), granddaughter of the prominent Chinese Christian convert and statesman Xu Guangqi (1562–1633) and foremost Chinese Christian woman of the seventeenth century, is based on the biography of Candida Xu titled Histoire d’une dame chrétienne de la Chine (Paris, ...
By Mieczysław Jerzy Künstler
January 15, 2019
The Sinitic Languages is the quintessence of Mieczysław Jerzy Künstler’s thirty years of research into the Chinese languages. Originally published in Polish in 2000 as Języki chińskie, this work collected Künstler’s various lectures on the fascinating world of this branch of the Sino-Tibetan ...