Salt: A World History

Title

Salt: A World History

Authors

Mark Kurlansky

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Document Type

Book

Description

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.

Publication Date

2002

Publisher

Walker and Co.

City

New York

State

NY

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | History | Nonfiction

Salt: A World History

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