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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At the same time, as societies became more populous and, in part at least, more
prosperous by virtue of agriculture, they also became more dependent on this
form of production. Like the domestication of fire, the control gained by the ...
Life became harsher and more violent; instead of 'peaceful peasants' came '
warriors'. Surely one is dealing here with the effects upon human history of an
immense ecological change wrought unthinkingly by the Neolithic farmers and
As people became more numerous and arable land became scarcer, food
production was intensified, and farmers began to suppress the natural vegetation
by means other than fire. New methods of working the ground were discovered,
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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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