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Title: Matches-The manufacture of fire
Authors: Wisniak, Jaime
Issue Date: May-2005
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: The phosphorus match represents the culmination of the efforts to manufacture fire by friction at will, which started with the rubbing of two wood sticks. The modern cigarette lighter corresponds to the next evolutionary step in the process.
Page(s): 369-380
ISSN: 0975-0991 (Online); 0971-457X (Print)
Source:IJCT Vol.12(3) [May 2005]

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