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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because the Lord descended upon it in fire: and the smoke thereof ascended as
the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly' — an awesome
happening which filled all those present with great fear (19: 18). Moses was able
FIRE AS A SIGN OF DIVINE ANGER In the stories of how the Israelites were
guided to the promised land in a pillar of fire and smoke, the Lord was using fire
beneficially for them. We also hear of many episodes, however, when he brought
Smoke could indeed be a great nuisance. 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 ...
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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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