IMAGINED CIVILIZATIONS: China, the West, and Their First Encounter
Tells the story of the seventeenth-century Jesuit Mission to China, from the Chinese point of view. While the Jesuits claimed Xu Guangqi (1562-1610) as a convert, he presented the Jesuits as men from afar who had traveled from the West to China to serve the emperor.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins
Item #: 4690281