That is the forthcoming book by Markus Friedrich, a kind of definitive history at 671 pp. of text but also interesting throughout. It is the book this year I am so far most excited about, and it is highly likely I read the entire thing. The Jesuits started off as ten men, they had major impact on many parts of the world, and centuries later they still exist and with broadly the same mission. How's that for success?
Here is one passage that for obvious reasons caught my eye:
Definitely recommended, I am keen to read more.