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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The story of Elijah is situated in a much later, and historically already somewhat
better documented, era than those of Abraham and Moses. Elijah must have lived
in the middle of the ninth century, after the partition of the kingdom in 932 bc.
And Elijah said unto the prophets of Baal, 'Choose you one bullock for yourselves
, and dress it first; for ye are many; and call on the name of your gods, but put no
fire under.' And they took the bullock which was given them, and they dressed it, ...
And Elijah said unto them, 'Take the prophets of Baal; let not one of them escape.'
And they took them: and Elijah brought them down to the brook Kishon, and slew
them there. (I Kings 18: 20—40) There are several ways of interpreting this ...
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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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Edward S. Reed
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