10-07-09 Lecture Notes

10-07-09 Lecture Notes - 10-07-09 Lecture Notes Hu=who?...

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10-07-09 Lecture Notes Hu=who??? Foucquet Spence Canton Poulo Condor Brazil Rites Controversy Jesuits Dominicans Kowtow Hegel? -Question of Hu—Why am I locked up? -Hu is locked up in France -Hu is from Canton, China -Hu was brought back as a translator to France by egotistical, pompous priest Foucquet -Question of who is one of the myriad of questions that Foucquet brought up -Spence creates dialogue, reconstructs movement. most of this is based on accurate records -Diary form makes it seem more novelistic -Spence is one of the greatest Chinese historians of the 20 th century -Spence goes to the archives of the Jesuit Church in Paris and Rome to get his information and primary letters to reassemble the story -stopped at ports for profits -poulo condor to get goods but got nothing -spain because of plague -took about 8 months to get to Parisian ports -missed the right turn at the Southern tip of Africa and end up in Brazil in South America. -thought Brazilians were pirates
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This note was uploaded on 10/08/2009 for the course UGC 112 taught by Professor Barry during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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10-07-09 Lecture Notes - 10-07-09 Lecture Notes Hu=who?...

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