Fire and civilization
Allen Lane, 1992 - 247 oldal
The diverse disciplines of history, anthropology, archaeology, psychology, and literature come together in an exploration of humankind's use of, and obsession with, fire. Science Bk Club Main.
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Overcoming this lethal danger, according to Chatwin, must have been the
greatest victory in human history. It could be achieved only through cooperative
effort; and the weapon, still according to Chatwin, could only have been fire.3 In
According to the historian Alison Burford, these operations exhibited 'the brutality
prevalent at certain levels of ancient society'. Large gangs of unskilled workers -
slaves, prisoners of war and convicts - were chained together by shackles, and ...
There, according to his account, fire-management was an art which had locally
been 'developed to perfection'. Since fire, 'in the hands of the untrained and
irresponsible', might cause great damage to a community's resources, its use was
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FIRE AND CIVILIZATIONFelhasználói ismertető - Kirkus
An offbeat, interesting view of the rise of civilization in relation to the control of fire. From hearths and hellfire to firearms, fission, and fusion, Dutch sociologist Goudsblom (University of ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása
Fire Civilization The domestication of fire as a civilizing process Plan
The stage of predominantly passive use of fire The transition to active use of fire
The widening gap between humans and other animals Clearing land Cooking
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