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Type: Journal Article
Author(s): Stephen J. Pyne
Publication Date: 2017

I present the case for a fire-centric scholarship, and suggest the transition between burning living landscapes and lithic ones (in the form of fossil fuels) would make a good demonstration of what such scholarship might do and what its value could be.

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Citation: Pyne, Stephen. 2017. Big fire; or, introducing the Pyrocene. Fire 1(1):1.

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  • fire scholarship
  • fire science
  • industrial fire
  • pyric transition
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