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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It is quite likely that what today we tend to regard as the only natural human
reaction to fire is based to a large extent upon our own experiences with fire in
modern society. The ways in which fire manifests itself to people have changed
Hence Bachelard's conclusion that fire is to people 'more a social reality than a
natural reality'. The social prohibitions are the first. The natural experience comes
only in the second place to furnish a material proof which is unexpected and ...
It was precisely the lengthening and tightening of the chains of dependency that
prompted people to contemplate the effects of their interference with their natural
environment. The first books on that theme appeared in the second half of the ...
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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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