Mission To China: Matteo Ricci And The Jesuit Encounter With The East
- Publish Date: 2011-02-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Dr Mary Laven
Mary Laven tells the extraordinary story of the first Jesuit mission to China. Confronting enormous challenges, the Italian priest Matteo Ricci and a tiny handful of learned companions travelled thousands of miles from southern Europe to the very heart of the empire. Mary Laven lectures in History at the University of Cambridge, and is a Fellow of Jesus College.