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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Later, the same function was also given to the Gehenna valley, where, in earlier
days, parents had burned their children for Molech. Later still, the name Gehenna
became associated with the notion of a site of everburning fire to which sinners ...
Much of the ethic of work and thrift that the sociologist Max Weber was later to
label 'the Protestant ethic' was already formulated by Hesiod.12 We may regard
him as the oldest-known ideologue of a free peasantry. In that sense, he
Rome, by contrast, had in its city centre a temple fire dedicated to Vesta which
signified both the religious and the political unity - at first of the Republic and later
of the Empire. Like all temple fires, the Vestal fire served purely ceremonial ...
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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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