Paper Paging Through History

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393285480
Size: 22.30 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 ...

Paper

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393353709
Size: 55.11 MB
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-354) and index.

Paper

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
ISBN: 9781410490070
Size: 48.26 MB
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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: 78.55 MB
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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: 030796230X
Size: 52.36 MB
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Here is a dramatic, comprehensively researched, vividly written story populated by holy men and scholars, warriors and poets, rulers and ordinary men and women—an essential story brilliantly told in this luminous work of history.

Cod

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446450414
Size: 53.88 MB
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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.

On Paper

Author: Nicholas A. Basbanes
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385350449
Size: 36.42 MB
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Lavishly researched, compellingly written, this masterful guide illuminates paper’s endless possibilities.

The Big Oyster

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409077934
Size: 42.51 MB
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The Big Oyster is the story of a city and of an international trade.Filled with cultural, social and culinary insight - as well as recipes, maps, drawings and photographs - this is history at its most engrossing, entertaining and delicious.

Birdseye

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385535880
Size: 74.85 MB
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From the author who gave us Cod, Salt, and other informative bestsellers, the first biography of Clarence Birdseye, the eccentric genius inventor whose fast-freezing process revolutionized the food industry and American agriculture.

Havana

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863936
Size: 21.76 MB
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Through Mark Kurlansky's multilayered and electrifying portrait, the long-elusive city of Havana comes stirringly to life.