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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However, by tracing the development of the control of fire I hope to show that
precisely at this most general level it is possible to perceive some clear overall ...
I shall discuss these questions in Chapter 1, 'The Original Domestication of Fire'.
As with every human skill, in tending a fire a certain measure of self-control was
part and parcel of technical control. ... Again, while social coordination and
cultural transmission were necessary preconditions for the domestication of fire,
The questions I have asked with regard to the domestication of fire are also
relevant to the domestication of plants and animals: what were the pre-conditions
underlying the process, and what were the post-conditions or functions that kept it
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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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