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Global Entanglements Of A Man Who Never Traveled (eBook)

A Seventeenth-Century Chinese Christian And His Conflicted Worlds

de Dominic Sachsenmaier 

idioma: Inglês
Editor: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
Edição ou reimpressão: maio de 2018
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Born into a low-level literati family in the port city of Ningbo, the seventeenth-century Chinese Christian convert Zhu Zongyuan likely never left his home province. Yet Zhu nonetheless led a remarkably globally connected life. His relations with the outside world, ranging from scholarly activities to involvement with globalizing Catholicism, put him in contact with a complexand contradictoryset of foreign and domestic forces.

InGlobal Entanglements of a Man Who Never Traveled, Dominic Sachsenmaier explores the mid-seventeenth-century world and the worldwide flows of ideas through the lens of Zhus life, combining the local, regional, and global. Taking particular aspects of Zhus multiple belongings as a starting point, Sachsenmaier analyzes the contexts that framed his worlds as he balanced a local life and his border-crossing faith. At the local level, the book pays attention to the intellectual, political, and social environments of late Ming and early Qing society, including Confucian learning and the Manchu conquest, questioning the role of ethnic and religious identities. At the global level, it considers how individuals like Zhu were situated within the history of organizations and power structures such as the Catholic Church and early modern empires amid larger transformations and encounters. Sachsenmaier questions what it meant to live a global life in a global system, with important implications for historical approaches and methodologies. A strikingly original work, this book is a major contribution to East Asian, transnational, and global history.

Global Entanglements Of A Man Who Never Traveled
A Seventeenth-Century Chinese Christian And His Conflicted Worlds
ISBN: 9780231547314 Ano de edição ou reimpressão: Editor: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS Idioma: Inglês Tipo de Produto: eBook Formato: PDF i Classificação Temática: eBooks  >  eBooks em Inglês  >  História  >  História em Geral

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