1st Edition

Encounters and Dialogues Changing Perspectives on Chinese-Western Exchanges from the Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries

By Xiaoxin Wu Copyright 2005
    408 Pages
    by Routledge

    This volume includes selected papers (in English and Chinese) from an international conference held in Beijing in 2001, the year that marked the 400th anniversary of Matteo Ricci's arrival in Beijing. The conference was jointly sponsored by the Ricci Institute for Chinese Western Cultural History at the University of San Francisco and the Institute of World Religions at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing.

    List of Abbreviations, Foreword, I. Diplomacy, Trade and Mission before 1800, 11. Grassroots Exchanges in Local Contexts, Ill. Presenting the Message, IV. Art and Science in Religious Context, V. Constructing Memory: Historiographical Issues, List of Contributors, Bibliography, Index


    Xiaoxin Wu