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Author Du Jarric, Pierre, 1566-1617.
Title Histoire des choses plus memorables advenues tant ez Indes orientales que autres pais de la descouverte des Portugais. Selections. English
Akbar and the Jesuits : an account of the Jesuit missions to the court of Akbar / Pierre du Jarric ; [translated with introduction and notes by C.H. Payne].
Imprint London : RoutledgeCurzon, 2005.

Author Du Jarric, Pierre, 1566-1617.
Series The Broadway travellers ; 2
Broadway travellers ; 2.
Subject Akbar, Emperor of Hindustan, 1542-1605.
Jesuits -- Missions -- Mogul Empire -- Early works to 1800.
Jesuits -- Correspondence.
Missions -- India.
Mogul Empire -- Early works to 1800.
Alt Name Payne, C. H. (Charles Herbert)
Description 1 online resource (155 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents BOOK COVER; TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; PLATE 1; PREFACE; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATTONS; LIST OF PRINCIPAL AUTHORITIES CONSULTED; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER I AKBAR, THE GREAT MOGUL; CHAPTER II THE FIRST MISSION TO MOGOR; CHAPTER III 'WHAT IS TRUTH?'; CHAPTER IV FATHER RUDOLF AQUAVIVA; CHAPTER V THE SECOND MISSION; CHAPTER VI DISPATCH OF THE THIRD MISSION; CHAPTER VII THE FATHERS AT COURT; CHAPTER VIII ON TOUR WITH THE KING; CHAPTER IX AT THE SEAT OF WAR; CHAPTER X AN EMBASSY TO GOA; CHAPTER XI FATHER PIGNEIRO AT LAHORE, 1600-1; CHAPTER XII THE CONFIDENCE TRICK
CHAPTER XIII SOME NOTABLE CONVERSIONSCHAPTER XIV A BRAVE CHAMPION; CHAPTER XV AN IMPERIAL FARMAN; CHAPTER XVI A MIRACULOUS PICTURE; CHAPTER XVII EVENTS OF THE YEAR 1602; CHAPTER XVIII PRINCE SALIM; CHAPTER XIX PERSECUTION OF THE FATHERS; CHAPTER XX THE DEATH OF AKBAR; NOTES; INDEX
Summary First published in 1926.'These documents are full of intimate interest' Times Literary Supplement'A serious and intensely interesting piece of work' The GuardianThe Jesuit missionaries were some of the earliest Europeans to find their way into the Mogul empire in the sixteenth century. Spending more years at Akbar's court than others did months, and traversing his dominions from Lahore to Kabul, and from Kashmir to the Deccan, they undoubtedly sowed the seeds of British influence in the East.Reproducing, or summarizing the most valuable of the missionaries' l.
Note English.
ISBN 9780203307526
0203307526
9780415344814
0415344816
0415344816 (cased)
1134285086
9781134285082
1280241101
9781280241109
9786610241101
6610241104
ISBN/ISSN MYILIB_CUp
OCLC # 648141999
Additional Format 9780415344814 0415344816



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