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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In the long run, however, agrarianization did turn out to be the dominant trend,
and societies without agriculture have by now virtually disapppeared. The fact
that this dominant trend began some 10,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent of
This point may suggest an answer to the question of how the intensification of
agriculture came to be an irresistibly dominant trend, in the course of which
societies of setded farmers and peasants generally superseded those of
gatherers and ...
DOMINANT TRENDS The emergence of agriculture and the raising of livestock
ushered in a new era in human history. From now on, fire was no longer the only
non-human source of energy that had been brought under human control.
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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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