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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Rental contracts sometimes contained clauses forbidding the renter to make any
open fire, on penalty of expulsion.37 In the days of the Republic, Rome had an
official fire brigade (a familia publica) of slaves under the command of chosen ...
It is a better policy then to provide the equipment necessary for dealing with fires,
and to instruct property owners to make use of it, calling on the help of ... And
when Trajan refused his permission to set up a fire brigade in Nicomedia, he was
In Rome, and in Roman provincial towns such as Nicomedia, fire-fighting was left
to a semi-military force that stood direcdy under Imperial command. The citizens
themselves were not allowed to organize a fire brigade (see p. 117). A city in ...
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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
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