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The Return of the Missionaries

Michael Keevak

in The Story of a Stele: China's Nestorian Monument and Its Reception in the West, 1625-1916

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098954
eISBN:
9789882207608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098954.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter begins in the middle of the nineteenth century, a period of greater Western presence in China than ever before. Five treaty ports had been opened to Western trade and to Western ... More


Oh Capitano!: Celso Cesare Moreno - Adventurer, Cheater, and Scoundrel on Four Continents

Rudolph J. Vecoli and Francesco Durante

Donna R. Gabaccia (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279869
eISBN:
9780823281428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279869.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Italian adventurer and sea captain Celso Cesare Moreno traveled the world lying, scheming, and building an extensive patron/client network to establish his reputation as a middleman and person of ... More


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