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 spite of numerous regional variations, with a plethora of distinct indigenous
names, the method of slash and burn amounts everywhere to the application of
the elementary principle that dead wood is much more flammable than live wood.
were taking a hand in the work, this space was soon filled up, and so they went
on to heap up the bundles of wood as far inside the city as they could reach from
the top. They then set fire to the wood, using sulphur and pitch to make it burn, ...
As causes of this process of deforestation, the needs both for wood and for open
fields and pastures supplemented each other. Part of the wood was used as
timber, for buildings and ships, but probably by far the greater part was
consumed as ...
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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