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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He will note the omission of the horrors which people in prehistoric times
experienced from this tremendous phenomenon, but which are litde more than
the horrors of the scholar whose table lamp may tumble and set fire to his study,
his home, ...
Leaving aside the question of whether or not these practices should be referred
to as 'firestick farming',18 we may note that there is abundant evidence to suggest
that well into the nineteenth century Aborigines regularly set fire to the land in ...
were taking a hand in the work, this space was soon filled up, and so they went
on to heap up the bundles of wood as far inside the city as they could reach from
the top. They then set fire to the wood, using sulphur and pitch to make it burn, ...
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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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