[PDF / Epub] ☂ Salt A World History Author Mark Kurlansky – E17streets4all.co.uk From the Bestselling Author of Cod and The Basue History of the WorldIn his fifth work of nonfiction Mark Kurlansky turns his attention to a common household item with a long and intriguing history sa From the Bestselling Author of Cod and The Basue History of the WorldIn his fifth work of nonfiction Mark Kurlansky turns his attention to a common household item with a long and intriguing history salt The only rock we eat salt has shaped civilization from the very beginning and its story is a glittering often surprising part of the history of humankind A substance so valuable it served as currency salt has influenced the establishment of trade routes and cities provoked and financed wars secured empires and inspired revolutions Populated by colorful characters and filled with an unending series of fascinating details Salt by Mark Kurlansky is a supremely entertaining multi layered masterpieceMark Kurlansky is the author of many books including Cod The Basue History of the World and The Big Oyster His newest book is Birdseye.
Mark Kurlansky has written edited or contributed to twenty books which have been translated into twenty five languages and won numerous prizes His previous books Cod Salt and The Food of a Younger Land were all New York Times best sellers.
- 484 pages
- Salt A World History
- Mark Kurlansky
- 21 January 2016 Mark Kurlansky