Above: The Columbian Exchange. Below, left: Matteo Ricci (1552–1610) with early Chinese Catholic convert Xu Guangqi (1562–1633). Below, right: a 1602 Japanese colorized version of the "Map of the Myriad Countries of the World" (Kunyu wanguo quantu 坤輿萬國全圖). A reproduction of this map now hangs upstairs between the history and math offices.
Let’s consider a couple of questions before hearing from Mason and engaging in group work:
Student presentation on Zheng Chenggong (Mason von Jess)
Competing legacies: Group work
Homework: Assignment #503 will be canceled. Please focus on completing your course projects.