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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... to render his anger with fury, and his rebuke with flames of fire. For by fire and
by his sword will the Lord plead with all flesh: and the slain of the Lord shall be
many' (66: 15- 16). The final sentences of the book, describing the fate awaiting
By means of large bellows, they were able to use this contraption as a flame-
thrower and thus to set fire to the fortifications, forcing the defenders to abandon
their positions and flee. Thucydides' detailed description of the flame-thrower ...
Red, sometimes purple flames crawled up the hillside in narrow ribbons; through
the dark blue or sapphire smoke the hillside changes colour like a black opal
under the glint of its polished surface. From the hillside in front of us the fire went
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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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