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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They were inclined to associate the idea of fire as a penalty from the Lord almost
automatically with military destruction — even if the associations were not very
realistic, as in Isaiah's vision of the destruction of Assyria: 'And the light of Israel ...
The first target, the ancient port of Liibeck, was selected for destruction because it
had a late-medieval town centre consisting mainly of highly flammable wooden
houses. The desired effect was indeed attained: after a few hours of intensive ...
The main reason why our early ancestors went to the trouble of incorporating fire
into their groups was that they could use its destructive power to their advantage,
in clearing land and in cooking. Fire was cherished as a means of destruction ...
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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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