The Story of Salt

The Story of Salt

Book - 2006
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The story of the only rock we eat, including its origin, the other discoveries made because of it, and tales of salt and the people who have been involved with it through the ages.
Publisher: New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2006.
ISBN: 9780399239984
0399239987
Branch Call Number: 553.63209
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Schindler, S. D.

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It’s a rock, but we eat it. Empires were created because they controlled it. Trade routes were set up to get it. And it tastes great on French fries.

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