first book of salt

by Olive Woolley Burt

Publisher: F. Watts in N[ew] Y[ork]

Written in English
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Covers the need for salt, ancient methods of making it, salt in history, and modern saltmaking and mining.

Edition Notes

Statementby Olive Burt.
LC ClassificationsPZ10.B88 Fi
The Physical Object
Pagination65 p.
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5941189M
LC Control Number65011744

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Mark Kurlansky's book Salt, which was published in , is a detailed history of salt and its place in both ancient and modern Kurlansky's words, salt—the only rock humans eat. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. DARIEN: FIRST BOOK IN EMPIRE OF SALT SERIES By C. F. Iggulden **Mint Condition**. For her next book, she’s turning the focus outward. Let’s Stay In is all about effortless hospitality, meaningful family meals, and an appreciation for the magic of meals shared with others. Families, neighbors, friends, and loved ones will find a different kind of love around the table together, connecting over memorable meals.

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Kurlansky's book about salt, like his book on cod, is loaded with detail. It's a shame it's not properly referenced, there's really no way of checking any of the billions of facts presented.

There is a bibliography but it's not arranged in any useful way. This is a very interesting book, but I can't say that I Cited by: Darien: Empire of Salt is the first in a planned series of fantasy books by Conn Iggulden.

If like me, you have a soft spot for historical fiction, you will more than likely have read or heard of Iggulden’s Emperor, Conqueror or War of The Roses series.

Having read and thoroughly enjoyed the former two, I cannot say I jumped into this book /5(). This book covers it all—from AD (when ancient Chinese lit up natural gas coming out of brine-water wells to pump out the brine through bamboo tubes into boiling houses to boil the water off the salt), to Venice’s saltworks, to the French Revolution (where the salt tax, known as the gabelle, was a major point of contention), to the /5.

Salt is veined with colorful characters, from Li Bing, the Chinese bureaucrat who built the world's first dam in BC, to Pattillo Higgins and Anthony Lucas who, ignoring the advice of geologists, drilled an east Texas salt dome in and discovered an oil reserve so large it gave birth to the age of petroleum.

From the sinking salt towns. The first written text on a Chinese salt administration is the Guanzi, which contains what is supposed to be the economic advice of a minister who lived from to B.C. to the ruler of the state of Qi.

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