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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Moreover, gatherers and hunters also lit fires intentionally. A primary reason for
doing this was to drive game animals out of their lairs in the bush. The fire might
also chase away predators and snakes, while the combination of smoke and fire
At the same time, the tree line shifted and savannah-like areas to which people
were well adapted were overgrown by forests offering far less favourable
conditions to gatherers and hunters. It seems very probable that the advance of
Nowadays, the way of handling fire that would have been normal and useful in a
gathering and hunting or a slash and burn economy is considered pathological
and criminal. ... Among gatherers and hunters this would be an open campfire.
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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