Salt (Book, 2003) []
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Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Kurlansky
ISBN: 0099281996 9780099281993
OCLC Number: 51194276
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2002.
Description: 320 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portrait ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Mark Kurlansky.


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Refreshing and invigorating, full of fascinating fact * Independent on Sunday * This is an extraordinary little book, unputdownable, written in the most lyrical, flowing style which paints vivid Read more...

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