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Salt

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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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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An entertainingly anecdotal and lovingly partisan history. * Independent * A rich stew about every salt-influenced concoction and creation, from the first sausages and cured hams and fish sauces to Read more...

 
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