The Jesuits, the Padroado and East Asian science (1552-1773) /

At the end of the 15th century, Portugal was given the oversight (Padroado) of all Catholic missions in Asia. The Society of Jesus played a major role in this enterprise of evangelization, which in Jesuit hands led to the transmission of major elements of European mathematical sciences to East Asia....

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Corporate Author: Conference "History of Mathematical Sciences: Portugal and East Asia III" University of Tokyo)
Other Authors: Saraiva, Luís., Jami, Catherine.
Format: Conference Proceeding eBook
Language:English
Published: Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2008.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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