'Highly recommended as a thorough examination of the commodity history of salt'-The Geographical Journal. Salt has been called the primordial addiction. It has been an object of almost universal consumption since Neolithic times. This book sets out to place the particular histories of salt in a global perspective and write the history of a human commodity as a theme in world history. From pagan man, through classical Rome, Byzantium, early Islam, the Dark Ages, the Renaissance to the modern world, the production, ...

Salt and Civilization 1992, Palgrave MacMillan, London

ISBN-13: 9781349218431

1992 edition

Trade paperback

Salt and Civilization 1991, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312067854