Salt: A World History

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Vintage, 2003 - 484 sayfa
Homer called it a divine substance. 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 m

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Kullanıcı 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

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Kullanıcı 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

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Yazar hakkında (2003)

Mark Kurlansky is the author of 23 books of fiction, nonfiction, children's writing. His best-selling Cod- A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World won the 1999 James Beard Award for Food Writing and the 1999 Glenfiddich Award. His other works include- Salt, The Basque History of the World and the short story collection The White Man in the Tree. He lives in New York City with his wife and daughter.

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