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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Then, gradually, larger and more lasting setdements were founded and 'swidden
agriculture' was relegated to the fringes of the agrarian world. As more people
came to live in villages and towns, their use of fire became both more specialized
One house was set alight by a soldier, and the flames rapidly spread until the
whole town was ablaze. The oudying parts were all burning, so the native
Lydians and such Persians as there were, caught in a ring of fire and unable to
get clear ...
In Rome, and in Roman provincial towns such as Nicomedia, fire-fighting was left
to a semi-military force that stood direcdy under Imperial command. The citizens
themselves were not allowed to organize a fire brigade (see p. 117). A city in ...
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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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