A. C. Moule, Christians in China before the Year 1550 (2011)
Paperback: 340 pages
Publisher: Martino Fine Books (December 7, 2011)
2011 Reprint of 1930 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Illustrated with 22 plans, views, portraits etc. The plan of this book is to gather into one volume the available evidence of the existence of Christians in China in the early and middle ages of the Christian era, and to give in English translation the actual words of the original authorities in every case, avoiding as far as possible all generalizations, summaries or expressions of personal opinion by the editor. References and explanations have been provided in the footnotes. Chapters on the Tang Dynasty, The Zaitun Crosses, Rabban Sauma, the Mission of the Franciscan Brothers and more. Scarce in the original.