Paper

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393353709
Size: 64.23 MB
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By tracing paper's evolution from antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on the contributions made in Asia and the Middle East, Mark Kurlansky challenges common assumptions about technology's influence, affirming that paper is here to ...

Paper Paging Through History

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393285480
Size: 16.85 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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By tracing paper’s evolution from antiquity to the present, with an emphasis on the contributions made in Asia and the Middle East, Mark Kurlansky challenges common assumptions about technology’s influence, affirming that paper is here ...

Paper

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
ISBN: 9781410490070
Size: 27.70 MB
Format: PDF
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Paper will be the commodity history that guides us forward and illuminates our times.

Salt

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448113202
Size: 32.26 MB
Format: PDF
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Plato described it as especially dear to the gods. As Mark Kurlansky so brilliantly relates here, salt has shaped civilisation from the beginning, and its story is a glittering, often surprising part of the history of mankind.

The Paper Trail

Author: Alexander Monro
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307456692
Size: 45.85 MB
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This is the story of how you came to be holding this book, how you came to be following its printed words across dozens of pages, pages made not from bamboo, silk, parchment or papyrus, but from paper.

Papermaking

Author: Dard Hunter
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486236196
Size: 33.63 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The classic work on papermaking, this book traces the craft's history from its invention in China to its introductions in Europe and America.

Battle Fatigue

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408829630
Size: 18.22 MB
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Growing up in the years following World War II, Joel Bloom always played soldiers with his friends.

Cod

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446450414
Size: 12.38 MB
Format: PDF
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This book spans 1,000 years and four continents. From the Vikings to Clarence Birdseye, Mark Kurlansky introduces the explorers, merchants, writers, chefs and fisherman, whose lives have been interwoven with this prolific fish.

Nonviolence

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 0307497100
Size: 80.13 MB
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This is not just a manifesto for our times but a trailblazing book whose time has come. From the Hardcover edition.

Choice Cuts

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409078523
Size: 74.71 MB
Format: PDF
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Presented by subject - including 'Food and Sex', 'Bread', 'Rants' and 'Dessert' - and illustrated with Kurlansky's own pen-and-ink drawings as well as classic photographs, this wonderful collection, like the very best meal, is varied, ...