South China in the Sixteenth Century (1550-1575): Being the narratives of Galeote Pereira, Fr. Gaspar da Cruz, O.P. , Fr. Martin de Rada, O.E.S.A., (1550-1575)

1st Edition

C.R. Boxer

Published July 28, 2010
Reference - 504 Pages
ISBN 9781409414728 - CAT# Y239646
Series: Hakluyt Society, Second Series


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Translations, the first based largely on that in Richard Willes, History of Travayle in the West and East Indies (1577), the second derived from Purchas his Pilgrimes (1624), the third by the editor from three sixteenth-century Spanish versions. With appendices on various matters, including a Chinese glossary and a table of Chinese dynasties and emperors. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1953.

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