How did the Ming Chinese react to European exploration? Be specific.
The Chinese seem to have had much more extensive contact and trade with Europeans than was true of the Japanese. At times relations between the Chinese and Europeans were relatively friendly; at other times, however, they broke out into war. A good place to begin exploring this topic can be found at the link below. It's best to use Wikipedia as a "source about sources" -- a way to get beyond Wikipedia and into more detailed discussions.