Salt

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448113202
Size: 23.93 MB
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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 mankind.

Cod

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446450414
Size: 24.71 MB
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This book spans 1,000 years and four continents. From the Vikings to Clarence Birdseye, Mark Kurlansky introduces the explorers, merchants, writers, chefs and fisherman, whose lives have been interwoven with this prolific fish.

The Story Of Salt

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 9780147511669
Size: 70.97 MB
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Drawn from the bestseller Salt: A World History, a stunning picture book presents a wealth of information on salt, from the many ways it's gathered from the earth and sea, to its many uses throughout history, from ancient times to Gandhi's ...

The Basque History Of The World

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448113229
Size: 72.22 MB
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Mark Kurlansky, the author of the acclaimed Cod, blends human stories with economic, political, literary and culinary history to paint a fascinating picture of an intriguing people.

Paper Paging Through History

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393285480
Size: 73.18 MB
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By tracing paper’s evolution from antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on the contributions made in Asia and the Middle East, Mark Kurlansky challenges common assumptions about technology’s influence, affirming that paper is here ...

1968

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780345471918
Size: 36.89 MB
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In this monumental new book, award-winning author Mark Kurlansky has written his most ambitious work to date: a singular and ultimately definitive look at a pivotal moment in history.

Battle Fatigue

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408829630
Size: 64.37 MB
Format: PDF
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Growing up in the years following World War II, Joel Bloom always played soldiers with his friends.

The Last Fish Tale

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345507738
Size: 21.41 MB
Format: PDF
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Engagingly written and filled with rich history, delicious anecdotes, colorful characters, and local recipes, The Last Fish Tale is Kurlansky’s most urgent story, a heartfelt tribute to what he calls “socio-diversity” and a lament ...

The Food Of A Younger Land

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101057122
Size: 39.62 MB
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Mark Kurlansky's brilliant book captures these remarkable stories, and combined with authentic recipes, anecdotes, photos, and his own musings and analysis, evokes a bygone era when Americans had never heard of fast food and the grocery ...

Nonviolence

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 0307497100
Size: 77.32 MB
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This is not just a manifesto for our times but a trailblazing book whose time has come. From the Hardcover edition.