Vestal Fire
An Environmental History, Told Through Fire, of Europe and Europe's Encounter with the World

Pyne, Stephen J.
Publisher:  University of Washington Press
Year Published:  1998  
Pages:  659pp   Price:  $48.95  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6774

Abstract:  Pyne writes in this book that fire was a primary tool in European colonialism. Later, fire was dismissed by Europeans as destructive and hellish; the only good fire should be is in the living room.