A Vietnamese Moses: Philiphe Binh and the Geographies of Early Modern Catholicism

A Vietnamese Moses: Philiphe Binh and the Geographies of Early Modern Catholicism

by George E. Dutton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520293434
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 12/12/2016
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


George E. Dutton is Professor of Vietnamese History in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures and Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments

Introduction
1. Philiphê B?nh and the Catholic Geographies of Tonkin
2. A Catholic Community in Crisis
3. Journeys: Macao, Goa, and Lisbon
4. Arrival in Lisbon and First Encounters
5. Invoking the Padroado: B?nh and Prince Dom João
6. Waiting for B?nh in Tonkin and Macao
7. Life in Lisbon and the Casa do Espirito Santo, 1807–33
8. The Tales of Philiphê B?nh

Epilogue
Appendix 1: Time Line
Appendix 2: Cast of Characters
Appendix 3: Texts Used by B?nh in His Writing Projects
List of Abbreviations
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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