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 speak of 'passive use' may sound like a contradiction in terms, but it helps to
mark off the initial stage from the next, when hominids began actively to collect
and preserve, and later even to make, fire. THE TRANSITION TO ACTIVE USE
However, since the original domestication of fire began, the ability of hominids to
control fire has developed further and further, ... others, like the chimpanzee,
survived but stayed far behind the hominids in their ascent to ecological
And while groups might differ in many respects, if only because of their varying
habitats, they tended to be remarkably similar in their fire regime. The basic
principles of fire control, as discovered by hominids, left litde leeway for variations
, and ...
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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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