The fourth volume in a series international conference proceedings analyses the interaction between Europe and East Asia in the 17th and 18th centuries in the field of mathematical sciences, highlighting the role of Portugal as an agent of transformation in this process.Beijinga#39;s latitude and longitude are roughly 39Ad56a#39;N and 116Ada#39;30a#39; E; thus, in eight months at most (the group left in MayaJune ... while fixing about 100 locations with an average error of less than 5a#39; in latitude (no single error exceeding 10a#39;) and 2_3 degrees ... Ripa to Propaganda Fide, July 17a#39;h, 1711 (APF, Scritture originali delle Congregazioni particolari della#39;Indie Orientali e Cina, 26, fols.l49ra 151v).

Title | : | Europe and China |

Author | : | Luís Saraiva |

Publisher | : | World Scientific - 2012-07-31 |

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