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6 February 1986
The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci 
by Jonathan Spence.
Faber, 350 pp., £15, April 1985, 0 571 13239 1
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Chine et Christianisme: Action et Réaction 
by Jacques Gernet.
Gallimard, 342 pp., frs 154, May 1982, 2 07 026366 5
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... together with their total impermeability to others, would require a study focused not on the 17 years of Ricci’s China mission but on a much longer period. It is a study of this latter kind which JacquesGernet has provided in his Chine et Christianisme, a book which seems to have appeared just too late for Spence to use it. Gernet deals with the period from Ricci’s arrival in China to the late ...

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