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Salt : a world history

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wars have been fought over salt and, while salt taxes secured empires across Europe and Asia, they have also inspired revolution - Gandhi's salt march in 1930 began the overthrow of British rule in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Kurlansky
ISBN: 0099281996 9780099281993
OCLC Number: 803341041
Description: XXXI, 320 p. : il. ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Mark Kurlansky.

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