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Salt: A World History

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An unlikely world history from the bestselling author of Cod and The Basque History of the WorldIn his fifth work of nonfiction, Mark Kurlansky turns his attention to a common household item with a long and intriguing history: salt. The only rock we eat, salt has shaped civilization from the very beginning, and its story is a glittering, often surprising part of the history of humankind. A substance so valuable it served as currency, salt has influenced the establishment of trade routes…

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For a fun read, I love The Disappearing Spoon.

For a while, I’ve been meaning to read Salt which is another fun read.

I also just love the Periodic Table of Videos YouTube channel for other fun stuff.

Textbook-wise, you can’t beat Stumm and Morgan or Metcalf and Eddy for your water chemistry/water treatment needs.

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$5.85

Book Binding

Paperback

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ABIS_BOOK

Book Author

Mark Kurlansky

Book Publisher

Penguin Books

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Salt: A World History

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