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of the population; Fok, "Macao Formula," pp. 72-94 on Chinese attitudes to the
community; Ptak, "The Demography of Old Macao." 31. Church in Boxer, Fidalgos
, p. 39; Ricci's house, OS, p. 402, appendix 3, Ruggieri to Mercurian, Macao, Nov.
234-35. In ibid., p. 348, Montaigne compares the prostitutes of Florence to those
of Venice and Rome. 16. See graphic descriptions in Duarte Gomez, Discursos,
pp. 130-31, 156, 186; and Boxer, Fidalgos, pp. 227-29. 17. Sassetti, Lettere, pp.
Galeote Pereira (Boxer, South China, p. 31) expressed his surprise at the
absence of beggars in South China. Martin de Rada (ibid., p. 294) saw many
later, especially among the blind. 54. FR, 2/25 on veil and modes of travel; for
dust storms ...
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An interesting book which is something more than an ordinary biography. Matteo Ricci is an interesting character, and the Palace of Memory is a framework and a link between topics, but there is also ... Read full review
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Interesting life, but overelaborate structure causes some confusion and boredom. Also, I think assumes too much tacit knowledge of China and Chinese. Possibly also of early modern Europe and its expansion. Read full review
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