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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for many centuries, until they were incorporated into the Roman Empire - in which
they still had a privileged position. In Israel, following military defeat, an elite of
religious specialists tried to propagate a sense of national solidarity and pride ...
As noted by Judith Herrin, the British historian of Byzantium, the break-up of the
Empire eventually led to the formation of three socio-cultural areas within its
former territory: the world of the Greek Orthodox Church, dominated by Byzantium
; the ...
... and keep them under guard until the fire was out. The officials apparendy had
the power to do this, and with impunity at that - something that would have been
hard to imagine in the Roman Empire, or in the military-agrarian empires of Asia.
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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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Encountering the World: Toward an Ecological Psychology
Edward S. Reed
Korlátozott előnézet - 1996