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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The changing attitude towards the job of fire-fighting, both in the press and within
the corps itself, was an aspect of a broader 'civilizing campaign'. The new fire
brigades were informed by the same Fire in the Industrial Age 1 19.
In recent years, many 'civilizing campaigns' have been directed against this habit.
Smoking is known to be a major cause of fires; the current campaigns, however,
are primarily concerned with health. They appeal to people to exercise ...
... form part of a 'civilizing campaign' that is directed at strengthening individual
behavioural controls. Thus the American psychologist Ditsa Kafry investigated '
fire behaviour and knowledge' among six-, eight- and ten-year-old boys in the ...
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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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