Salt: A World History
Pearson Education, Limited, 20 Ağu 2007
Homer called salt a divine substance, while Plato described it as especially dear to the gods. Kurlansky blends political, commercial, scientific, religious and culinary records into this history of the substance.
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LibraryThing ReviewKullanıcı Değerlendirmesi - multiplexer - LibraryThing
Generally, Salt is a pretty enjoyable read for a high level overview history book focusing on a niche subject. And it is exactly that -- a survey of world history seen through the lens of salt (and ... Tam incelemeyi okuyun
LibraryThing ReviewKullanıcı Değerlendirmesi - deblemrc - LibraryThing
An easy read, with lot of nice stories, and a strong culinary touch. No deep historical and/or economic review of the role of salt, but never the less a good entertaining book. Tam incelemeyi okuyun