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Epilogue

in Sojourners in a Strange Land: Jesuits and Their Scientific Missions in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226355597
eISBN:
9780226355610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355610.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

For the members of the Society of Jesus who assumed the personae studied in this book, the figures of the saintly mathematician, the apologetic voyager, the Jesuit academician, and even the edifying ... More


From the Academy to Port-Royal

in Translation, Subjectivity, and Culture in France and England, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759441
eISBN:
9780804779791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759441.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Two important centers for translation, two major groups of translators, existed in France during the seventeenth century: the academicians and the Solitaires. The first group included Nicolas Perrot ... More


Jesuit Academicians

in Sojourners in a Strange Land: Jesuits and Their Scientific Missions in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226355597
eISBN:
9780226355610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355610.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Thomas Gouye's readerly reactions to the travelogues his confreres published in celebration of their journeys on behalf of the Parisian Académie des sciences extended well beyond a list of errata. As ... More


Observational Fortunes

in Sojourners in a Strange Land: Jesuits and Their Scientific Missions in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226355597
eISBN:
9780226355610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355610.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

With Thomas Gouye's publication of their scientific labors, China Jesuits finally achieved a textual presence appropriate to the academic persona they sought to embody. After returning to France in ... More


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