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Fire

A Brief History

Fire( )
Author: Pyne, Stephen J.
Series title:Weyerhaeuser Environmental Bks.
ISBN:978-0-295-74620-3
Publication Date:Aug 2019
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $95.00
Book Description:

Over vast expanses of time, fire and humanity have interacted to expand the domain of each, transforming the earth and what it means to be human. In this concise yet wide-ranging book, Stephen J. Pyne?named by Science magazine as ?the world?s leading authority on the history of fire??explores the surprising dynamics of fire before humans, fire and human origins, aboriginal economies of hunting and foraging, agricultural and pastoral uses of fire, fire ceremonies, fire as an...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds
Author Biography
Pyne, Stephen J. (Author)
Stephen J. Pyne is a professor at Arizona State University. The author of ten acclaimed books on environmental history, he won the 1995 "Los Angeles Times'" Robert Kirsch Award for his career contribution to arts & letters. He lives in Glendale, Arizona.

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