Tuesday, December 05, 2006

The Story of Salt


The Story of Salt by Mark Kurlansky explores the many facets of this amazing element. The chemical properties are explained. How salt is made and how salt has shaped the world are also examined. The illustrations by S.D. Schindler are both illuminating and clever. A salt chronology can be found at the end of the book. A fascinating look at NaCl. -Xochiquetzal

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