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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In the long run, however, agrarianization did turn out to be the dominant trend,
and societies without agriculture have by now virtually disapppeared. The fact
that this dominant trend began some 10,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent of
We are faced, then, with the seemingly paradoxical situation that differentiation
among and within agrarian societies was a common trend in agrarian society at
large. This, it seems to me, was indeed a major socio-cultural trend throughout
Over the past 100 years the electrification of lighting has been a dominant trend
all over the world. In its initial stages great inventors and entrepreneurs such as
Thomas Edison earned fame by making major contributions, but from the outset ...
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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