Salt: A World History

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Homer called it a divine substance. Plato described it as especially dear to the gods. As Mark Kurlansky so brilliantly relates here, salt has shaped civilisation from the beginning, and its story is a glittering, often surprising part of the history of mankind. 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 India. From the rural Sichuan province where the last home-made soya ...

Salt: A World History 2006, Phoenix Audio

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Salt: A World History 2003, Penguin Books, New York, NY

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Salt: A World History 2003, Vintage, London

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