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Salt (Digital Audiobook)

A World History

By Mark Kurlansky, Scott Brick (Narrator)

Publication Date: February 19, 2003

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/28/2003)
Paperback (2/1/2010)
Hardcover (1/1/2002)

Description

The author of Cod and The Basque History of the World takes an extraordinary look at an ordinary substance--salt, the only rock humans eat--and how it has shaped civilization from the very beginning. Mark Kurlansky has produced a kaleidoscope of history, a multi-layered masterpiece that blends economic, scientific, political, religious, and culinary records into a rich and memorable tale.