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The Resource Salt : a world history, Mark Kurlansky

Salt : a world history, Mark Kurlansky

Label
Salt : a world history
Title
Salt
Title remainder
a world history
Statement of responsibility
Mark Kurlansky
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book takes a look at an ordinary substance--salt, the only rock humans eat--and how it has shaped civilization from the very beginning
Cataloging source
VVW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kurlansky, Mark
Dewey number
  • 553.6/32/09
  • 333.85632
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
  • HD9213.A2
  • TN900
LC item number
  • K87 2002
  • .K865 2002c
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
9.7
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Salt industry and trade
  • Salt
  • Salt
  • Salt
  • Salt industry and trade
Label
Salt : a world history, Mark Kurlansky
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-465) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Discourse on salt, cadavers, and pungent sources: Mandate of salt -- Fish, fowl, and pharoahs [sic] -- Saltmen hard as codfish -- Salt's salad days -- Salting it away in the Adriatic -- Two ports and the prosciutto in between -- Glow of herring and the scent of conquest: Friday's salt -- Nordic dream -- Well-salted hexagon -- Hapsburg pickle -- Leaving of Liverpool -- American salt wars -- Salt and independence -- Liberte, egalite, tax breaks -- Preserving independence -- War between the salts -- Red salt -- Sodium's perfect marriage: Odium of sodium -- Mythology of geology -- Soil never sets on -- Salt and the great soul -- Not looking back -- Last salt days of Zigong -- Ma, La, and Mao -- More salt than fish -- Big salt, little salt
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xii, 484 pages
Isbn
9780802713735
Lccn
2004533381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
ocm48573453
Label
Salt : a world history, Mark Kurlansky
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-465) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Discourse on salt, cadavers, and pungent sources: Mandate of salt -- Fish, fowl, and pharoahs [sic] -- Saltmen hard as codfish -- Salt's salad days -- Salting it away in the Adriatic -- Two ports and the prosciutto in between -- Glow of herring and the scent of conquest: Friday's salt -- Nordic dream -- Well-salted hexagon -- Hapsburg pickle -- Leaving of Liverpool -- American salt wars -- Salt and independence -- Liberte, egalite, tax breaks -- Preserving independence -- War between the salts -- Red salt -- Sodium's perfect marriage: Odium of sodium -- Mythology of geology -- Soil never sets on -- Salt and the great soul -- Not looking back -- Last salt days of Zigong -- Ma, La, and Mao -- More salt than fish -- Big salt, little salt
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xii, 484 pages
Isbn
9780802713735
Lccn
2004533381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
ocm48573453

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