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Craig Clunas: Missionaries in China, 7 February 2008

Journey to the East: The Jesuit Mission to China, 1579-1724 
by Liam MatthewBrockey.
Harvard, 496 pp., £22.95, March 2007, 978 0 674 02448 9
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... can be shown between intellectuals from different cultures. Ricci is certainly a presence in Liam MatthewBrockey’s new account of the Jesuit mission, from its first tentative appearance in the Ming empire until its dissolution by imperial command in the early 18th century. But ...

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