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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They learned first, perhaps, to follow fires wherever these occurred, then to
preserve a fire for a longer period at its original site, and eventually to transport it
to safe and sheltered places which they also made into their own dwellings.
When did ...
Rites, as learned alternatives to 'instincts', have continued to be attached to the
use of fire in every known society to the present day.38 As it is most likely that this
has been the case ever since hominids first learned to keep a fire going, ...
Groups of people 'tamed' originally 'wild' forces of nature and learned to tend,
guard and exploit further these forces within their own human domain. After
incorporating fire, they now incorporated certain selected plants and animals into
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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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