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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advantages of fire came to be more clearly perceived, access to such sites would
have become increasingly desired and contested. Hominids already close to the
fire might employ burning sticks to ward off invaders. In such struggles, an erect ...
would lead to more regular firing of vegetation increasingly adapted to
increasingly frequent and regular burning'. In other words: The type of regime we
have seen clearly portrayed in nineteenth-century sources and implied back to
The changes in conduct and attitude that were involved in the growth of fire
insurance were, in common with many other aspects of the European civilizing
process, the manifestation of greater interdependence between increasingly
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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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