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 word culture is now generally accepted in the social sciences as the
technical term for referring to all those aspects of behaviour that are 'learned,
shared, and transmitted'.7 1 intend to use the word civilization in a similar, non-
In her excellent monograph on fire in prehistory, the French archaeologist
Catherine Perles noted that 'the discovery of the utilization of fire presupposes a
mental and not a technical progress'. Later she added that it also required new
forms of ...
mutually reinforcing. As with every human skill, in tending a fire a certain
measure of self-control was part and parcel of technical control. The self-restraint
necessary for handling the fire competendy, without either recklessness or panic,
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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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Encountering the World: Toward an Ecological Psychology
Edward S. Reed
Korlátozott előnézet - 1996