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A Director for the New Observatory

P. Kevin MacKeown

in Early China Coast Meteorology: The Role of Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028856
eISBN:
9789882206878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028856.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the history of the selection of the founding director of the Hong Kong Observatory. It suggests that the history of the role of the founding director of the new observatory is ... More


Trials, Tribulations, and Transformation: The Illuminés d’Avignon in Revolutionary France, 1791–1802

Robert Collis and Natalie Bayer

in Initiating the Millennium: The Avignon Society and Illuminism in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190903374
eISBN:
9780190903404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903374.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the activity of the Illuminés d’Avignon during the era of revolutionary tumult that beset France. The society was weakened by internal schism in the wake of the arrest of ... More


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