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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Of these, the supply of fuel of course came first, but in popular attention air
pollution often took precedence. Smoke could indeed be a great nuisance. As
long as ventilation was poor, the problem would be felt indoors, direcdy around
But the relief was only temporary, for by the second half of the sixteenth century
London entered a period of great prosperity and growth, and the consumption of
sea coal became higher than ever before.54 Another alternative fuel was peat.
Fire Use and Fire Hazards In the rural world of pre-industrial Europe, fuel was
rarely used in great quantities. In the households, the same hearth that was used
for cooking also served as the main source of heat and light. During the winter,
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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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Edward S. Reed
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