Salt

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448113202
Size: 29.94 MB
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Plato described it as especially dear to the gods. As Mark Kurlansky so brilliantly relates here, salt has shaped civilisation from the beginning, and its story is a glittering, often surprising part of the history of mankind.

Salt

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698139151
Size: 57.97 MB
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Populated by colorful characters and filled with an unending series of fascinating details, Salt is a supremely entertaining, multi-layered masterpiece. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Salt

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 0802713734
Size: 28.35 MB
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This book takes a look at an ordinary substance--salt, the only rock humans eat--and how it has shaped civilization from the very beginning.

The Story Of Salt

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 9780147511669
Size: 34.31 MB
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Drawn from the bestseller Salt: A World History, a stunning picture book presents a wealth of information on salt, from the many ways it's gathered from the earth and sea, to its many uses throughout history, from ancient times to Gandhi's ...

Paper Paging Through History

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393285480
Size: 19.21 MB
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By tracing paper’s evolution from antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on the contributions made in Asia and the Middle East, Mark Kurlansky challenges common assumptions about technology’s influence, affirming that paper is here ...

Cod

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446450414
Size: 61.68 MB
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This book spans 1,000 years and four continents. From the Vikings to Clarence Birdseye, Mark Kurlansky introduces the explorers, merchants, writers, chefs and fisherman, whose lives have been interwoven with this prolific fish.

1968

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407020706
Size: 63.77 MB
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With 1968: The Year that Rocked the World, award-winning journalist Mark Kurlansky has written his Magnum opus - a cultural and political history of that world-changing year of social upheaval, when television's impact on global events ...

The Basque History Of The World

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448113229
Size: 70.17 MB
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Mark Kurlansky, the author of the acclaimed Cod, blends human stories with economic, political, literary and culinary history to paint a fascinating picture of an intriguing people.

Choice Cuts

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409078523
Size: 18.30 MB
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Presented by subject - including 'Food and Sex', 'Bread', 'Rants' and 'Dessert' - and illustrated with Kurlansky's own pen-and-ink drawings as well as classic photographs, this wonderful collection, like the very best meal, is varied, ...

Pepper A History Of The World S Most Influential Spice

Author: Marjorie Shaffer
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250021006
Size: 47.52 MB
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" From the abundance of wildlife on the islands of the Indian Ocean, which the Europeans used as stepping stones to India and the East Indies, to colorful accounts of the sultan of Banda Aceh entertaining his European visitors with great ...