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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Differences among societies increased, first, as some groups gradually switched
to agrarian production while others continued to live by foraging, and,
subsequendy, as some agrarian societies came to rely on increasingly more
The genre as such continued to exist, and it continued to have a strong 'civilizing'
tenor, as in Xenophon's dialogue Oeconomicus (the Estate- Manager), which
combined technical instruction with the moral advice to be prudent and not to
After 1700, however, the conflagrations gradually diminished, while the cities
continued to grow.45 Perhaps England, along with the Netherlands, led in this
development, but sooner or later all Western European countries joined it. The
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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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