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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Thus, when a wandering group of !Kung Bushmen in the Kalahari desert robbed
some lions of their prey and the lions came back at night, they would not venture
within the circle of light cast by the campfire.8 Today human hegemony has ...
At a number of sites there is evidence of human habitation in cold regions some
400,000 years ago without any trace of fire. Of course, ashes from these sites
may have been blown or washed away, but it is also possible that groups there ...
earlier stage, human groups with fire had survived, whereas groups without fire
had not. Now, for a period of at least 5,000 years, there was a similarly dominant
tendency, not only for groups with agriculture to supersede groups without it, but
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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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