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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All this contributed to a slow but steady decline in the number of urban
conflagrations. Until now, as the economic historians L. E. Frost and E. L. Jones
observe, such conflagrations have been treated invariably as 'local events, in an
away only roots, branches and undergrowth, as wood was far too precious in the
agrarian and urban economy.58 Old forms of swidden agriculture survived only
along the slowly receding borders of the cultivated European mainland, in the ...
BEYOND THE FIRE-PROTECTED ZONES: WAR Everything said in the previous
section about the decline in urban conflagrations stands in need of one crucial
qualification: the decline obtains only in times of peace. With industrialization ...
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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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