To know more in depth

For those of you who want to learn more in depth, or who want to have some web resources at hand, I have prepared a selection of web resources related to the different units.

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Week 6. Unit 1. The Spanish arrival

Browe a website

Analyse a source

Week 6. Unit 2. The Manila Sangleys

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Week 6. Unit 3. Martin de Rada’s books

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  • Rennaissance astrology
    Melvyn Bragg discuss about Rennaissance astrology with Peter Forshaw, Lecturer in Renaissance Philosophies at Birkbeck, University of London; Lauren Kassell, Lecturer in the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge; and Jonathan Sawday, Professor of English Studies at the University of Strathclyde.

  • Rennaissance maths
    Melvyn Bragg discuss Rennaissance maths with Robert Kaplan, co-founder of the Maths Circle at Harvard University; Jim Bennett, Director of the Museum of Science and Fellow of Linacre College, University of Oxford; Jackie Stedall, Research Fellow in the History of Mathematics, The Queen’s College, Oxford.

  • Rennaissance magic
    Melvyn Bragg discuss Rennaissance magic with Peter Forshaw, Lecturer in Renaissance Philosophies at Birkbeck, University of London; Valery Rees, Renaissance historian and a translator of Ficino’s letters; Jonathan Sawday, Professor of English Studies at the University of Strathclyde.

Week 6. Unit 4. Martín de Rada

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  • Martín de Rada’s narrative
    La China en España: elaboración de un corpus digitalizado de documentos españoles sobre China de 1555 a 1900
    Research project directed by Dra. Folch

Week 6. Unit 5. Miguel de Loarca

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  • Miguel de Loarca’s narrative La China en España: elaboración de un corpus digitalizado de documentos españoles sobre China de 1555 a 1900
    Research project directed by Dra. Folch

eBooks: Kindle Edition
This bibliography only includes e-Books. The link for each book enables you to “Look inside” the Contents and a sample of pages

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The European Discovery of China

Pompeu Fabra University Barcelona