The Chinese adventures of an Italian globe-trotter: Gemelli Careri and his Giro del Mondo (1699-1700

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Abstract

The Italian traveller Gemelli Careri dedicated on of the volumes of his Giro del Mondo to his real and/or alleged travels in China. The sources of this works are
analysed with a view to determining if Gemelli Careri’s voyages were in fact real, or totally imaginary.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHistory of Mathematical Sciences
Subtitle of host publicationPortugal and East Asia V – Visual and Textual Representations in Exchanges Between Europe and East Asia, 16 th -18 th Centuries
EditorsLuís Saraiva, Catherine Jami
Place of PublicationNew Jersey
PublisherWorld Scientific
Pages3-30
Number of pages27
ISBN (Electronic)978-981-3233-26-3
ISBN (Print)978-981-3233-24-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • China
  • Seventeenth Century
  • Intertextuality
  • Travel Writing
  • Gemelli Careri

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    Loureiro, R. (2018). The Chinese adventures of an Italian globe-trotter: Gemelli Careri and his Giro del Mondo (1699-1700. In L. Saraiva, & C. Jami (Eds.), History of Mathematical Sciences: Portugal and East Asia V – Visual and Textual Representations in Exchanges Between Europe and East Asia, 16 th -18 th Centuries (pp. 3-30). World Scientific. https://doi.org/10.1142/10796