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 Israelites find themselves compelled to exterminate the peoples whose land
they are invading, and they legitimize this compulsion as the will of their Lord.
The 'holy war' is justified by the idea that the other peoples worship strange gods,
But it is suggested that, initially, the Israelites did not have iron, while their
adversaries did: 'Now there was no smith found throughout all the land of Israel:
for the Philistines said: Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears' (I Samuel
Although they were not far apart geographically, the Greeks and the Israelites at
that time had very litde direct contact, and they rarely referred to each other in
their writings. Their common neighbours, the Phoenicians or Canaanites, appear
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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