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    DescriptionChina and Maritime Europe, 1500-1800 looks at early modern China in some of its most complicated and intriguing relations with a world of increasing global interconnection. New World silver, Chinese tea, Jesuit astronomers at the Chinese court, and merchants and marauders of all kinds play important roles here. Although pieces of these stories have been told before, these chapters provide the fullest and clearest available summaries, based on sources in Chinese and in European languages, making this information accessible to students and scholars interested in the growing connections among continents and civilizations in the early modern period.


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    Title
    China and Maritime Europe, 1500-1800
    Subtitle
    Trade, Settlement, Diplomacy, and Missions
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John E. Wills, Contributions by John Cranmer-Byng, Contributions by Willard J. Peterson, Contributions by John W. Witek
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 312
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 410 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521179454
    ISBN 10: 0521179459
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    DC22: 303.48/251040903
    LC classification: D34.C6 C465 2011
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    Illustrations note
    1 map
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    31 December 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Author Information
    John E. Wills, Jr, is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Southern California. He is the author of many books, articles and chapters on China.
    Table of contents
    Introduction John E. Wills, Jr; 1. Maritime Europe and the Ming John E. Wills, Jr; 2. Learning from heaven: the introduction of Christianity and other Western ideas into late Ming China Willard J. Peterson; 3. Catholic missions and the Chinese reaction to Christianity, 1644-1800 John W. Witek; 4. Trade and diplomacy under the Qing John L. Cranmer-Byng and John E. Wills, Jr.