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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Advances in hunting techniques had very likely already caused a considerable
thinning out of the megafauna. Under these conditions, the rise in temperature
must have brought about a most precarious situation precisely in those areas
Since fire, 'in the hands of the untrained and irresponsible', might cause great
damage to a community's resources, its use was subject to 'stringent legislation
and severe sanctioning'. The control was exerted by the priests of the regional
The accidents caused by the youngest children could be attributed to
incompetence in handling the fire; in the case of the older boys, however,
proneness to starting fires seemed not to be related primarily to deficient skill or
knowledge but ...
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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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