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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Increasing cultural diversity, paradoxically speaking, is the common denominator
in the pluriform evolution of agrarian societies. The use of fire clearly showed the
traces of cultural diversity among and within societies; but it also reflected ...
But it shrank inevitably as the population increased and less land had to be
cultivated by more intensive labour. This may help to explain to some extent why
the very productivity of advanced agrarian societies seemed to condemn the
in other surroundings, and having other relationships to fire. Thus, to mention
only the major classes, in many agrarian societies there was also a class of
priests which sometimes even claimed priority over the warriors, entiding
themselves the ...
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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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