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Sojourners in a strange land

Florence C. Hsia

Sojourners in a strange land

Jesuits and their scientific missions in late imperial China

by Florence C. Hsia

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Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesuits -- Missions -- China -- History,
  • Science -- China -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementFlorence C. Hsia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV2290 .H75 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23180860M
    ISBN 100226355594
    ISBN 109780226355597
    LC Control Number2009010016


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