Paper Paging Through History

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393285480
Size: 39.39 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 ...

Salt

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448113202
Size: 69.82 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: 28.94 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.

Born Of Fury

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466840943
Size: 12.36 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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So when she's assigned Hauk, she believes it'll be a quick and easy mission.But nothing is ever as simple as it seems, and Hauk is far better skilled than any she's faced before, in Born of Fury from #1 Bestselling Author Sherrilyn Kenyon.

On Paper

Author: Nicholas A. Basbanes
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385350449
Size: 48.90 MB
Format: PDF
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Lavishly researched, compellingly written, this masterful guide illuminates paper’s endless possibilities.

Cod

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446450414
Size: 47.12 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.

The Big Oyster

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409077934
Size: 71.89 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.

Havana

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863936
Size: 56.61 MB
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Through Mark Kurlansky's multilayered and electrifying portrait, the long-elusive city of Havana comes stirringly to life.

White Magic

Author: Lothar Müller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745681832
Size: 66.44 MB
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In this brilliant new book Lothar Müller describes how paper made its way from China through the Arab world to Europe, where it permeated everyday life in a variety of formats from the thirteenth century onwards, and how the paper ...

Nonviolence

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 0307497100
Size: 49.74 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.