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 later periods firemen were occasionally suspected of committing arson, for a
variety of motives ranging from looting to self-aggrandisement and 'pyromania'.
Yet, the perennial problem of who should guard the guardians seems seldom to ...
Like suicide, arson is a phenomenon the actual occurrence of which may often
be difficult to ascertain. Especially in modern society, in which defrauding
insurance companies has become a common motive for arson, arsonists will do
all they ...
an open eye for the temptations of arson. They also point to the symbolic
meaning of fire, as the pre-eminent agency for destroying evil. The ability to
recognize this symbolic meaning can be acquired through social learning. The
idea that fire ...
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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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