A World HistoryBook - 2002
Homer called salt "a divine substance", while Plato described it as "especially dear to the gods". Kurlansky blends political, commercial, scientific, religious and culinary records into this history of the substance which he claims shaped civilization from the beginning.
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2002.
Branch Call Number: 338.276 KUR
Characteristics: xii, 484 p. :,ill., maps ;,21 cm.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.