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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But it shrank inevitably as the population increased and less land had to be
cultivated by more intensive labour. ... also made these societies more formidable
than those whose subsistence was based on foraging or on shifting cultivation.
At that time it was perhaps still possible for some small communities of shifting
cultivators, in areas far removed from the centres of the industrial world, to
practise slash and burn without being exposed to pressures to intensify
cultivation and to ...
Johan Goudsblom. Chatwin, Bruce, The Songlines, Jonathan Cape, London,
1987. Christiansen, S., 'Shifting Cultivation - Survey of Recent Views', Folk 23 (
1981), pp. 177— 84. Churchill, Winston S., My Early Life, Thornton Butterwort,
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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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