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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By the end of the twentieth century the situation has become very different, with
practically all the energy used now brought in from outside the farm, in the form of
fertilizer, oil and petrol, and electricity.19 A major advantage of the new sources ...
People are able, nowadays, with a few simple actions and a minimum of risk, to
avail themselves of large quantities of highly concentrated energy. This is so in
every area of life, be it agriculture, industry, frame and transportation, domestic ...
Energy is made available in such a convenient fashion that it is easy to forget the
social effort required to produce it. That social effort is expended, first of all, at the
drilling wells and in the mines where the energy is won and, next, during the ...
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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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Encountering the World: Toward an Ecological Psychology
Edward S. Reed
Korlátozott előnézet - 1996