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Salt: A World History free pdf The bestselling author of "Cod" and "The Basque History" turns his attention to salt, a common household item with a long and intriguing history. In this multilayered masterpiece, Kurlansky explains how salt provoked and financed wars, secured empires, and inspired revolutions.

About Mark Kurlansky

From the Bestselling Author of Cod and The Basque History of the World In Salt, Mark Kurlansky s fifth work of nonfiction, he turns his attention to a common household item with a long and intriguing history. The only rock we eat, salt has shaped civilization from the very beginning, and its story is a glittering, often surprising part of the history of humankind. A substance so valuable it served as currency, salt has influenced the establishment of trade routes and cities, provoked and financed wars, secured empires, and inspired revolutions. Populated by colorful characters and filled with an unending series of fascinating details, Salt by Mark Kurlansky is a supremely entertaining, multi-layered masterpiece. The fascinating, indispensible history of an indispensible ingredient a must have for any serious cook or foodie. Anthony Bourdain An immensely entertaining read. Los Angeles Times Mark Kurlansky is the author of many books including Cod, The Basque History of the World, 1968, and The Big Oyster. His newest book is Birdseye."

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Author : Mark Kurlansky
Publisher : Penguin Books
Data Published : 01 January 2003
ISBN : 0142001619
EAN : 9780142001615
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 496 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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