Paper Paging Through History

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393285480
Size: 18.82 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: 11.66 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: 34.24 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: 50.72 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: 55.65 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: 14.66 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.

1968

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407020706
Size: 61.75 MB
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With 1968: The Year that Rocked the World, award-winning journalist Mark Kurlansky has written his Magnum opus - a cultural and political history of that world-changing year of social upheaval, when television's impact on global events ...

Birdseye

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385535880
Size: 76.94 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.

White Magic

Author: Lothar Müller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745681832
Size: 22.72 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 ...

Havana

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863936
Size: 69.49 MB
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Through Mark Kurlansky's multilayered and electrifying portrait, the long-elusive city of Havana comes stirringly to life.