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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WARMTH, LIGHT AND OTHER FUNCTIONS Clearing land and cooking
represent, so to speak, two prototypical forms of fire use, requiring different kinds
of fire. In clearing land, the fire was 'let loose' to spread quickly over a large area.
We still tend to associate warmth with comfort, and light with lucidity and
splendour. To be able to produce warmth and light at will, throughout the year,
must indeed have made for a great improvement in living conditions. Even if the ...
warmth and the main source of light after darkness had fallen'.28 This situation
was to change radically in the next few centuries, first by a series of
improvements in the manufacturing of candles and oil lamps, and then by the
introduction of ...
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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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