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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Both thought and cooperation were stimulated by the very efforts which the
control of fire, as a technical problem, demanded. The technical problem was, at
the same time, an intellectual and emotional problem, and a problem of social ...
As long as ventilation was poor, the problem would be felt indoors, direcdy
around the hearth. The introduction and gradual improvement of chimneys did a
great deal to reduce this domestic inconvenience. As a result, almost inevitably, ...
The problem of firesetting arises when individuals turn the destructive power of
fire to their own - real or imagined - advantage, against the interests of others. In
so doing, individual arsonists (or, for that matter, arsonist gangs) follow a practice
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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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