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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In sociology, the most valiant attempt to purge the concept of civilization of its
ideological and Europe-centred overtones is still Norbert Elias's study The
Civilizing Process. The book deals primarily with changes in behaviour among
the upper ...
... between human groups and various microparasites.'5 As a common frame of
reference for the ecological, psychological and sociological aspects of the
processes which I am tracing, I have found it useful to bear in mind Norbert
Elias's idea ...
As such, it fits the expression Norbert Elias has used to characterize an important
aspect of the civilizing process in Europe in the twentieth century: 'diminishing
contrasts, increasing varieties'.29 Electricity has opened up a broad spectrum of ...
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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