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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We are used to calling it destructive, because it reduces highly organized matter
to a lower state of organization or integration, and it does so in a manner that is
irreversible. Sometimes, however, the primarily destructive effects of a fire are ...
Johan Goudsblom. accompanied by a further increase in the numbers of people,
by increasing concentration of people in permanent settlements, by increasing
specialization of people, by increasing organization of people in larger economic,
ceeded without organization, stratification could not have proceeded without
organization, and so on. The whole cluster of trends combined to make agrarian
societies more complex, and to give rise to different classes of people with
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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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