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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A primary reason for doing this was to drive game animals out of their lairs in the
bush. The fire might also chase away predators and snakes, while the
combination of smoke and fire might kill insects and small parasites. After the fire
was over, ...
On that occasion, the angel of the Lord is said to have appeared before Moses 'in
a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush
burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed' (3: 2). The proclamation of the
There can be no doubt that at present many peoples relish burning the bush. As
noted by the development worker Albin Korem, children in Ghana are
encouraged at an early age to adopt the habit of setting fire to the bush, and to
enjoy it.49 ...
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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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