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 ...
Such enlightened leaders may well have been the forerunners of the religious
specialists, the priests.5 Once priests had become part of the established social
order, a new problem arose: how to regulate the relationships between them and
When our forefathers were being carried off to Persia, the pious priests of that
time secredy took some fire from the altar and hid it in a pit which was like a dry
well and shut it up securely so that the place remained unknown to all. Many
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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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Edward S. Reed
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