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- 228 x 146 x 31 mm
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Journey to the East
The Jesuit Mission to China, 1579-1724
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"[An] absorbing and strongly researched book... Liam Brockey has written a challenging book. Even those of us who would still like to cling to the fact that many of these Jesuit pioneers in China were truly remarkable men, with enormous mental resources, have to realize that he has changed the ground rules of the debate. It is clear that the Chinese Catholics themselves were much more in charge of their own destinies than we had suspected. And with that knowledge in place, we can no longer tell the same old stories in the same old way." - Jonathan Spence, New York Review of Books"
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Liam Matthew Brockey is Professor of History at Michigan State University.
* Preface * Note on Translations and Orthography * Introduction * Part I: Charting the Course *1. An Uneasy Foothold *2. In the Shadow of Greatness *3. Witnesses to Armageddon *4. The Problem of Success *5. Between Tolerance and the Intolerable * Part II: Building the Church *6. In the Apostles' Classroom *7. Learning the Language of Birds *8. The Business of Conversion *9. A Good Method and Order *10. Brothers of Passion and Mercy * Conclusion * Bibliographical Note * Notes * Illustration Credits * Index