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Title China and Macau / edited by Clive Willis
Published Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, [2002]


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Description xxviii, 114 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Series Portuguese encounters with the world in the age of the discoveries
Portuguese encounters with the world in the age of the discoveries.
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1 First Contacts, 1513-57: The Arrival of the 'Barbarian Devils' from -- the West -- (a) Two Early Hearsay Accounts -- (b) The Expedition of Fernao Peres de Andrade -- (c) A Brother's Disruption: Simao de Andrade -- (d) The Disastrous Expeditions of 1521 and 1522 -- (e) The Fateful Embassy of Tome Pires -- (f) Trade, Smuggling and Piracy from Precarious Toeholds (1523-57) -- 2 A Civilization Observed: Imperial Ming China in the Sixteenth -- Century -- (a) Physical and Economic Geography -- (b) Government, Administration and Welfare -- (c) Society -- (d) Chinese and Other Religions -- (e) Language and the World of the Intellect -- 3 The Portuguese Settle in Macau: The Early Years -- (a) The Settlement in Macau -- (b) 'Foreign Devils' -- (c) Portuguese Opposition to Spanish Interference -- (d) The Jesuits seen as a Portuguese Reconnaissance Expedition -- (e) The Macau Trade: European Goods Sought in Beijing and Suzhou -- (f) The Portuguese of Macau Support the Jesuit Missions -- (g) Confrontation with the Dutch -- (h) Confrontation with the Chinese -- 4 The Jesuit Missions in China: The Portuguese Contribution -- (a) Father Ant6nio de Almeida and Father Michele Ruggieri -- (b) Father Ant6nio de Almeida and Father Matteo Ricci -- (c) Father Duarte de Sande and Father Matteo Ricci -- (d) Father Joao Soeiro and the Nanchang Mission -- (e) Father Joao da Rocha and the Nanjing Mission -- (f) Father Manuel Dias and Financial Support from Macau -- -- -- -- (g) Father Manuel Dias as Rector of the Three Southern Residences -- (h) Father Alessandro Valignano Loosens the Links with Macau -- 5 The Quest for Cathay: The Odyssey of Brother Bento de G6is -- (a) G6is Receives News about the Jesuits in Beijing -- (b) G6is Reaches the Great Wall of China -- (c) G6is Sends Letters to the Beijing Mission -- (d) The Rescue Dash of Joao Fernandes and the Death of Brother -- Bento -- (e) The Surviving Documents Relating to the Quest -- 6 Macau in the Late 1630s: Three Complementary Accounts -- (a) Macau's Location and its Built Environment -- (b) Revenues, Dues, Produce and Trade -- (c) Shipping in Macau Waters -- (d) Macau's Mixed Society and its Social Activities -- (e) The Portuguese, the Dutch and the Chinese -- 7 Macau and Manchu China -- (a) Ecclesiastical and Social Irregularities -- (b) The Embassy of Manuel de Saldanha (1666-70) -- (c) The Decline of Macau and the Increase in Violence
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-108) and index
Notes English
Subject Portuguese -- China -- History -- 16th century.
Portuguese -- China -- History -- 17th century.
Macau (China : Special Administrative Region) -- History -- 16th century.
Macau (China : Special Administrative Region) -- History -- 17th century.
Author Willis, R. Clive (Robert Clive), 1934-
LC no. 2001046404
ISBN 0754601900 alkaline paper