Salt

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448113202
Size: 61.15 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.

Salt

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698139151
Size: 27.73 MB
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Populated by colorful characters and filled with an unending series of fascinating details, Salt is a supremely entertaining, multi-layered masterpiece. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Salt

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 0802713734
Size: 75.93 MB
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This book takes a look at an ordinary substance--salt, the only rock humans eat--and how it has shaped civilization from the very beginning.

The Story Of Salt

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 9780147511669
Size: 39.37 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 ...

Cod

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446450414
Size: 46.67 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.

1968

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407020706
Size: 22.11 MB
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With 1968: The Year that Rocked the World, award-winning journalist Mark Kurlansky has written his Magnum opus - a cultural and political history of that world-changing year of social upheaval, when television's impact on global events ...

The Big Oyster

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409077934
Size: 28.79 MB
Format: PDF
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The Big Oyster is the story of a city and of an international trade.Filled with cultural, social and culinary insight - as well as recipes, maps, drawings and photographs - this is history at its most engrossing, entertaining and delicious.

The Basque History Of The World

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448113229
Size: 42.75 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.

Salt To The Sea

Author: Ruta Sepetys
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698172620
Size: 41.33 MB
Format: PDF
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Praise for Salt to the Sea: Featured on NPR's Morning Edition ♦ "Superlative...masterfully crafted...[a] powerful work of historical fiction."—The Wall Street Journal ♦ "[Sepetys is] a master of YA fiction…she once again anchors a ...

The Book Of Salt

Author: Monique Truong
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547524993
Size: 65.54 MB
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The Book of Salt serves up a wholly original take on Paris in the 1930s through the eyes of Binh, the Vietnamese cook employed by Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas.