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Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World

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  • Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World (Walker & Company) – Hardcover (1997)
    by Mark Kurlansky

    Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World

    Hardcover, Walker & Company
    1997
    English
    304 pages

    ISBN: 0802713262
    ISBN-13: 9780802713261

    Wars have been fought over it, revolutions have been spurred by it, national diets have been founded on it, economies and livelihoods have depended on it. To those it has sustained, the codfish is a treasure more precious than gold. Spanning a thousand years and four continents, "Cod" reveals the remarkable legacy of this extraordinary fish. 20 recipes. 25 photos, engravings & maps.

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rpb123

Fascinating, Well-Written

by rpb123 on Dec 23, 2008

This book lived up to my expectations; well-researched, well written, and overall fascinating. I first discovered Mr. Kurlanski via his book on Salt, which was excellent. "Cod" is of the same quality.

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