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Salt: A World History
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|October 15, 2002

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From the award-winning and bestselling author of Cod comes the dramatic, human story of a simple substance, an element almost as vital as water, that has created fortunes, provoked revolutions, directed economies and enlivened our recipes. Salt is common, easy to…
World Without Fish
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|November 4, 2014

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Announcing the paperback edition of World Without Fish , the uniquely illustrated narrative nonfiction account—for kids—of what is happening to the world’s oceans and what they can do about it. Written by Mark Kurlansky, the bestselling author…
Milk!: A 10,000-year Food Fracas
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|This title releases May 8, 2018

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Mark Kurlansky's first global food history since the bestselling, genre-launching Cod and Salt ; the fascinating cultural, economic, and culinary story of milk and all things dairy--with recipes throughout. According to the Greek creation myth, we are so much…
Paper: Paging Through History
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|May 23, 2017

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Paper is one of the simplest and most essential pieces of human technology. For the past two millennia, the ability to produce it in ever more efficient ways has supported the proliferation of literacy, media, religion, education, commerce, and art; it has formed…
Havana: A Subtropical Delirium
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|March 7, 2017

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A city of tropical heat, sweat, ramshackle beauty, and its very own cadence--a city that always surprises--Havana is brought to pulsing life by New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky. Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky presents an insider's view of…
Ready For A Brand New Beat: How Dancing In The Street Became The Anthem For A Changing America

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Can a song change a nation? In 1964, Marvin Gaye, record producer William “Mickey” Stevenson, and Motown songwriter Ivy Jo Hunter wrote “Dancing in the Street.” The song was recorded at Motown’s Hitsville USA Studio by Martha and the…
The Story Of Salt
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|August 7, 2014

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"[T]his salutary…micro-history will have young readers lifting their shakers in tribute." — Kirkus Reviews , *starred review* "A lively and well-researched title, with exemplary art." — School Library Journa l, *starred review* From the team…
1968: The Year That Rocked The World
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|January 11, 2005

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To some, 1968 was the year of sex, drugs, and rock and roll. Yet it was also the year of the Martin Luther King, Jr., and Bobby Kennedy assassinations; the riots at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago; Prague Spring; the antiwar movement and the Tet…
The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed The Dominican Town Of San Pedro De Macoris

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"A fantastic social history" from the author of Salt and Cod ( USA Today ) In the Dominican Republic town of San Pedro de Macorís, baseball is often seen as the only way to a better life. For those who make it, the million-dollar paychecks from Major League…
The Big Oyster: History On The Half Shell
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|January 9, 2007

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“Part treatise, part miscellany, unfailingly entertaining.” –The New York Times “A small pearl of a book . . . a great tale of the growth of a modern city as seen through the rise and fall of the lowly oyster.” –Rocky Mountain…
A Continent Of Islands: Searching For The Caribbean Destiny
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|March 21, 1993

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In this richly detailed portrait of the individual countries and peoples of the Caribbean, Mark Kurlansky brings to life a society and culture often kept hidden from foreigners—the arts, history, politics, and economics of the region, as well as the vivid…
The Basque History of the World
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|January 9, 2001

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"They are a mythical people, almost an imagined people," writes Mark Kurlansky. Settled in seven provinces in a corner of France and Spain in a land that is marked on no maps except their own, separated by the daunting Pyrenees, the Basques are a nation…
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