Salt: A World History
Thorndike Press, 2002 - 572 sayfa
Chronicles the impact of this mundane item on governments, religions, societies, and history around the world and across cultures and centuries.
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LibraryThing ReviewKullanıcı Değerlendirmesi - nancynova - LibraryThing
First book that I've read by this author. I knew about Lot's wife turning to salt, but had no idea that it was such a precious commodity (which makes sense with no refrigeration). I thought the ... Tam incelemeyi okuyun
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