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In 1577, a Jesuit priest named Matteo Ricci set out from Italy on a long journey to bring the Christian faith and Western thought to Ming dynasty China. He spent time in India and Macao before entering China in 1583 to undertake mission work. Travelling widely, Ricci learned local languages, mastered Chinese classical script, drew the first-ever map of the world in Chinese and acquired a rich appreciation of the indigenous culture of his hosts. In 1596, Ricci wrote a short book in Chinese on the art of memory for the ...

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The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci 2008, Quercus Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781847243447

Mass-market paperback

The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci 1988, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571139590

New edition

Paperback

The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci 1985, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140080988

Trade paperback

Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci 1985, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571132393

Hardcover

The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci 1984, Viking Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670468300

Hardcover