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 military power of the Roman aristocracy remained virtually unbroken during
1,000 years of expansion and consolidation. Its eventual demise became evident
when the Visigoths sacked the city of Rome in ad 410 - a dramatic event which ...
The religion of the Egyptians was named after Egypt; one would not name the
Egyptians after their religion as 'Raists', nor the Romans as 'Jupiterians'. The
change that has occurred points to a considerable extension of the range of
Technologically, litde had changed since Roman times. There was, however, one
important difference, concerning the organization and the power relations it
implied. In Rome, and in Roman provincial towns such as Nicomedia, fire-fighting
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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