вторник, 12 септември 2017 г.

Review: Salt: A World History

Salt: A World History Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

"June 26, 2017 –
90.0% "It's a substance which has been used very often, but have we paid attention on this fact?"
June 26, 2017 –
30.0% "6/11"
June 26, 2017 –
30.0% ""Your personal survival depends on salt; human civilization has been shaped by this simple mineral.""
June 26, 2017 –
30.0% ""Each day, people like you consume approximately one teaspoonful of white, crystalline rock. Scientists call it sodium chloride; you call it table salt. Whatever its name, it keeps you alive.

You probably don’t give a lot of thought to how salt ended up a staple in your kitchen pantry, but centuries ago, your ancestors fought tooth and nail to control its sale and spread.""
June 26, 2017 –
30.0% ""Who was the first European to set foot in the New World? Not Columbus, that’s for sure. It was the Vikings who first made the long journey across the Atlantic Ocean.

How did they manage it? By building great boats to weather the voyage, and amassing generous stores of salted fish to keep them fed.""
June 26, 2017 –
30.0% "Our Life depends on Salt, isn't it irony?"
June 26, 2017 – Started Reading"

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