Book Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket
Publisher: Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1962.
An edition in Very Good condition with bumping to the corners and spine edges and tanning to the pages in a Good+ dust-jacket that is scuffed, tanned, edgeworn and has some wrinkling.
The Jesuits have been in China for more than 250 years. In Generations of Giants, Dunne tells the story of the Jesuit missions in China from the end of the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty. Dunne uses eyewitness accounts, letters, and diaries to paint a vivid picture of the Jesuits in China. He describes the Jesuits' work in education, agriculture, and medicine, as well as their efforts to build churches and orphanages. Dunne also tells the story of the Jesuits' enemies, the Chinese Protestants, and the role that the Chinese government played in the Jesuits' struggles. Generations of Giants is an important book that will provide readers with a unique and insightful understanding of the Jesuits in China.; 8vo; 389 pages.