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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But we can also take a broader view, one that takes account of the fact that other
primates living today, chimpanzees in particular, come remarkably close to
possessing the configuration of social, mental and physical traits needed for the
Watching their behaviour the palaeontologist A. S. Brink was deeply impressed
by 'the bodily skill, visual acuity, manual dexterity and mental ingenuity' they
displayed.1 Yet no matter how deft and clever the chimpanzees observed by
has been observed that after a bush fire chimpanzees carefully went over the
charred ground under afzelia trees in search of beans. When raw, these beans
would be too hard to bite, but roasted by the fire they could be crumbled easily ...
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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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Encountering the World: Toward an Ecological Psychology
Edward S. Reed
Korlátozott előnézet - 1996