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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 8. Unit 1. The Jesuits

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  • The Jesuits
    Melvyn Bragg discusses the Jesuits with Nigel Aston, Reader in Early Modern History at the University of Leicester; Simon Ditchfield, Reader in History at the University of York; Dame Olwen Hufton, Emeritus Fellow of Merton College, Oxford.
    BBC radio 4. In our time

Week 8. Unit 2. The Jesuit entry to China

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  • Japan’s Sakoku
    Melvyn Bragg discusses Japan’s Sakoku period with Richard Bowring, Emeritus Professor of Japanese Studies at the University of Cambridge; Andrew Cobbing, Associate Professor of History at the University of Nottingham, and Rebekah Clements, Research Fellow of Queens’ College and Research Associate at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge.
    BBC radio 4. In our time

  • Confucius
    Melvyn Bragg discuss Confucius with Frances Wood, Curator of the Chinese section of the British Library; Tim Barrett Professor of East Asian History at SOAS, the School of African and Oriental Studies at London University; and Dr Tao Tao Liu, Tutorial Fellow in Oriental Studies at Wadham College, Cambridge University.
    BBC radio 4. In our time

  • Ricci, Schall and Verbiest (link provided by Rob Stallard)
    China History Podcast

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Week 8. Unit 3. Matteo Ricci’s map

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Week 8. Unit 5. Matteo Ricci’s China

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  • Matteo Ricci and Ming China
    Melvyn Bragg discusses Matteo Ricci and Ming China with Mary Laven, Reader in Early Modern History at the University of Cambridge, Craig Clunas, Professor of the History of Art at the University of Oxford and Anne Gerritsen, Reader in History at the University of Warwick.
    BBC Radio 4 In our time

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The European Discovery of China

Pompeu Fabra University Barcelona