Salt: A World History
Jonathan Cape, 2002 - 484 sayfa
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 which he claims shaped civilization from the beginning.
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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