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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The whole cluster of trends combined to make agrarian societies more complex,
and to give rise to different classes of people with different social functions, such
as peasants, craftspeople, warriors and priests. For peasants, fire continued to ...
These peasants and craftspeople had no choice. In order to pursue the
productive activities on which their social existence hinged they needed warriors
- to protect them from other warriors. It is sometimes suggested that smiths formed
This was, I think, not only because the peasants were illiterate but also because
there was less need for such regulations. Peasants living in villages or isolated
homesteads did not have as many different uses of fire as were to be found in 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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