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 there was a whole sequence of events likely to occur after a piece of land
had been exposed to fire. Having learned to recognize this sequence, humans
could then go further and bring it about intentionally, thereby creating ecological
As people became more numerous and arable land became scarcer, food
production was intensified, and farmers began to suppress the natural vegetation
by means other than fire. New methods of working the ground were discovered,
What counts is no longer the average yield per hour of an abstract individual, the
fictitious Homo economicus, but the total yield actually produced on a particular
plot of land by and for a particular human community. When they engage in ...
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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