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  • Anglais SALT - A WORLD HISTORY

    Mark Kurlansky

    Homer called salt "a divine substance", while Plato described it as "especially dear to the gods". Kurlansky blends political, commercial, scientific, religious and culinary records into this history of the substance, which he claims shaped civilization from the beginning....

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  • The James Beard Award-winning author of The Story of Salt and his daughter describe their family tradition of preparing cuisines from randomly selected world regions, sharing 52 weeks of culturally inspired recipes complemented by respective cooking techniques. 40,000 first printing....

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  • Anglais White man in the tree

    Mark Kurlansky

    • Vintage
    • 12 décembre 2001

    The White man in the Tree is a comedy of cultural misunderstanding set in the Caribbean, New York and Paris, a novella and eight stories about people who, because of their differences - between men and women, blacks and whites, Jews and Christians, rich and poor - misjudge each other. Celebrated for...

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  • It was the year of sex and drugs and rock and roll; it was also the year of the Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy assassinations, the Prague Spring, the Chicago convention, the Tet offensive in Vietnam and the anti-war movement, the student rebellion that paralysed France, civil rights, the begin...

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  • A comedy of cultures about the old and the new, about Latinos, Jews, Sicilians and Germans. It's about struggling to hold onto life in a rapidly changing world, about food and sex and about how our lives are shaped by love and guilt....

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  • The conventional history of nations, even continents, is a history of warfare. According to this view, all the important ideas and significant changes of humankind were put forward in an effort to win one violent bloody conflict or another. In this exploration of pacifism, various views are discusse...

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  • The conventional history of nations, even continents, is a history of warfare. But there have always been a few who have refused to fight. This book discusses such non-violence theorists as Tolstoy, Shelley, Gandhi, and others to show how many ideas, such as a united Europe, the United Nations, and ...

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  • Will most of the major fisheries of the world be exhausted by 2048, as has been claimed? Have the number of large fish in the ocean decreased by 90 per cent over the past 50 years, as has been asserted by a respected scientist? Are 60 per cent of the fish species studied by the United Nations Food a...

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  • Examines the threats to the survival of fish in the world's oceans, discussing the damage caused by various types of fishing equipment, the impact of politics on the regulation of fishing, and the harmful effects of overfishing, pollution, and global warming....

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  • Anglais Edible Stories

    Mark Kurlansky

    A novel composed of linked tales set in Seattle examines the lives of a variety of men and women through the lens of their relationships with food and drink....

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  • Kurlansky's Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World demonstrated that food can be as important and interesting as it is edible. Now Kurlansky leads us on a dazzling culinary tour around the world and through history. Presented by subject - Food and Sex, Bread, Rants, Dessert. Illustrated...

    Poche 12.90 €
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