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 processing of bronze and iron opened the way to a wide range of
applications as tools, vessels and weapons. More than anything else, the
manufacture of weapons became an exclusive specialism of metalworkers. As
Colin Renfrew ...
If indeed Greek fire continued to be a peculiarly Byzantine weapon, this would
corroborate Martin van Creveld's view that warfare in pre-industrial society,
before 1500, was marked, not by a single dominant military technology, but by 'a
The eventual disappearance of Greek fire was undoubtedly hastened by the
advent of a new sort of fire weapon: the cannon loaded with gunpowder.
Although initially also far from reliable, and far from safe for those who used it,
this type of ...
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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
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