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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The preference for one method or the other was, as the Greek historian
Herodotus already knew, a matter of cultural variation. These variations were
likely to be influenced, in turn, by such factors as the conditions of the soil and the
The operations of invading armies used to include what the ancient historian
Victor D. Hanson has called 'agricultural devastation': the wholesale plundering
and destruction of the countryside. Fire was a favourite means for destroying
It was partly in order to forestall his rise to power that in ad 6, after another
serious outbreak of fire, Augustus reorganized the existing public fire brigade into
a new corps with a new name, the Vigiles.39 According to the ancient historian
J. S. ...
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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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