Salt: A World History
ISBN: 0142001619
EAN13: 9780142001615
Language: English
Publication Date: January 28, 2003
Pages: 496
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 7.70" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 0.80 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
The bestselling author of Cod and The Basque History turns his attention to salt, a common household item with a long and intriguing history. In this multilayered masterpiece, Kurlansky explains how salt provoked and financed wars, secured empires, and inspired revolutions.