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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It made her think about what a short step it was 'from searching for the
comparatively few cooked seeds to gathering the hard raw seeds and
deliberately cooking them in these natural ovens that were scattered about in the
valley'.21 As with ...
What is true of control of fire in general applies even more so to cooking: it
became exclusively and universally a human skill, requiring not only certain
biogenetic preconditions but social organization and cultural transmission as well
WARMTH, LIGHT AND OTHER FUNCTIONS Clearing land and cooking
represent, so to speak, two prototypical forms of fire use, requiring different kinds
of fire. In clearing land, the fire was 'let loose' to spread quickly over a large area.
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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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