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  • Salt

    Salt
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099281993

    Wars have been fought over salt and, while salt taxes secured empires across Europe and Asia, they have also inspired revolution - Gandhi's salt march in 1930 began the overthrow of British rule in India.

  • Cod

    Cod
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099268703

    'Who would ever think that a book on cod would make a compulsive read? In a story that brings world history and human passions into captivating focus, he shows how the most profitable fish in history is today faced with extinction.

  • The Basque History of the World: The Story of a Nation

    The Basque History of the World: The Story of a Nation
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140298512

    From Mark Kurlansky, the bestselling author of Cod, Salt, Birdseye, and Paper--the illuminating story of an ancient and enigmatic people Straddling a small corner of Spain and France in a land that is marked on no maps except their own, the Basques…

  • World Without Fish

    World Without Fish
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761185000

    A KID'S GUIDE TO THE OCEAN "Can you imagine a world without fish? It's not as crazy as it sounds. But if we keep doing things the way we've been doing things, fish could become extinct within fifty years. So let's change the way we do things " Worl…

  • Salt: A World History

    Salt: A World History
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142001615

    A history of salt notes its role as currency, in the establishment of trade routes and cities, and as an agenda of war, noting key figures who played major parts in its manufacture and distribution. Reprint.

  • Salmon

    Salmon
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781938340864

    "Henry David Thoreau wrote, 'Who hears the fishes when they cry?' Maybe we need to go down to the river bank and try to listen."In what he says is the most important piece of environmental writing in his long and award-winning career, Mark Kurlansky…

  • Salmon

    Salmon
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786078520

    Most of what we do on land ends up impacting the ocean, but never is that clearer than when we look at salmon. Centuries of our greatest assaults on nature, from overfishing to dams, from hatcheries to fish farms, from industrial pollution to the ra…

  • The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester, America's Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town

    The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester, America's Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594483745

    A marvelous, compelling tale(Rocky Mountain News) from the New York Times bestselling author of Salt and Cod. Gloucester, Massachusetts, America's oldest fishing port, is defined by the culture of commercial fishing. But the threat of over-fishing,…

  • Havana

    Havana
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781632863928

    A city of tropical heat, 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…

  • Nonviolence

    Nonviolence
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099494126

    The conventional history of nations, even continents, is a history of warfare.

  • Milk!

    Milk!
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781632863829

    Mark Kurlansky's first global food history since the bestselling 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 spilt m…

  • Milk!

    Milk!
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781632863836

    Mark Kurlansky's first global food history since the bestselling 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 spilt mi…

  • The Unreasonable Virtue of Fly Fishing

    The Unreasonable Virtue of Fly Fishing
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781635573077

    From the award-winning, bestselling author of Cod--the irresistible story of the science, history, art, and culture of the least efficient way to catch a fish. Fly fishing, historian Mark Kurlansky has found, is a battle of wits, fly fisher vs. fis…

  • Choice Cuts

    Choice Cuts
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099449973

    The winner of the Glenfiddich Best Food Book Award leads is on a dazzling culinary tour around the world and through history - from the fifth century BC to the present day. Presented by subject - including 'Food and Sex', 'Bread', 'Rants' and 'Desse…

  • Salt: A World History [With Earphones]

    Salt: A World History [With Earphones]
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Övrigt - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605148458

  • Birdseye

    Birdseye
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780767930307

    Break out the TV dinners 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…

  • Torsk

    Torsk
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2000 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173247405

    En biografi om fisken som förändrade världen. Torsken har kallats för havets guld. Den har hållit liv i hela folk, ändrat samhällen och till och med utlöst krig. Vikingarna levde på den under sina havsfärder, de gåtfulla baskerna förvandlade den til…

  • 1968: The Year That Rocked the World

    1968: The Year That Rocked the World
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345455826

    The best-selling author of Cod and Salt provides a detailed look at 1968, a pivotal year in the history of the twentieth century, bringing to life the turbulent events, politics, culture, economics, and social changes that marked a volatile year tha…

  • Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World

    Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780606265881

  • Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World

    Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140275018

    An unexpected, energetic look at world history on sea and land from the bestselling author of Salt and The Basque History of the World Cod, Mark Kurlansky's third work of nonfiction and winner of the 1999 James Beard Award, is the biography of a si…

  • Boogaloo On 2nd Avenue

    Boogaloo On 2nd Avenue
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099477648

    It's the boom years of the 1980s, and life is closing in on Nathan Seltzer, who rarely travels outside his suddenly gentrifying Lower East Side neighbourhood. While he tries to decide whether he should cheat on his wife with Karoline, a German pastr…

  • What?

    What?
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408815755

    What is What? Could it be that noted author Mark Kurlansky has written a very short, terrifically witty, deeply thought-provoking book entirely in the form of questions? A book that draws on philosophy, religion, literature, policy - indeed, all of…

  • City Beasts

    City Beasts
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594485879

    All-new stories about the urban worlds where animals and humans fight, love, and find common ground, from the nationally bestselling author of "Cod "and "Salt." In these stories, Mark Kurlansky journeys to his familiar haunts like New York's Centra…

  • Bugs in Danger: Our Vanishing Bees, Butterflies, and Beetles

    Bugs in Danger: Our Vanishing Bees, Butterflies, and Beetles
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781547600854

    By now you've probably heard that bees are disappearing--but they aren't the only species at risk. Populations of fireflies, butterflies, and ladybugs have all been declining in recent years, too. This middle grade nonfiction explains the growth, sp…

  • International Night

    International Night
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620400272

    Once a week in the Kurlansky home, Mark spins a globe and wherever his daughter's finger lands becomes the theme of that Friday night's dinner. Their tradition of International Nights has afforded Mark an opportunity to share with his daughter, Tali…

  • Basque History Of The World

    Basque History Of The World
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099284130

    The Basques are Europe's oldest people, their origins a mystery, their language related to no other on Earth, and even though few in population and from a remote and rugged corner of Spain and France, they have had a profound impact on the world.

  • The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food from the Lost Wpa Files

    The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food from the Lost Wpa Files
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594484575

    Recommended by Chef Jos Andr s on The Drew Barrymore Show A portrait of American food--before the national highway system, before chain restaurants, and before frozen food, when the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional--from the los…

  • Edible Stories

    Edible Stories
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906142872

    Robert Eggle finds himself standing one day in a hole in the sidewalk, rain plastering his clothes to his body, with no memory of who he is, his former life as a food critic, how he got there, or where he should go next. Trying desperately not to be…

  • A Chosen Few

    A Chosen Few
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345448149

    In A Chosen Few, Mark Kurlansky explores the many reasons why Jews have returned to Germany and Poland, and why Jews remain in Europe, how they have managed not only to continue their way of life, but to thrive and prosper. Through the lives of indi…

  • The Story of Salt

    The Story of Salt
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780399239984

    From the team that created the ALA Notable Book The Cod's Tale comes the fascinating history of salt, which has been the object of wars and revolutions and is vital for life. Based on Mark Kurlansky's critically acclaimed bestseller Salt: A World Hi…

  • A Continent Of Islands

    A Continent Of Islands
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201622317

    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…

  • The Story of Salt

    The Story of Salt
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780147511669

    Based on Mark Kurlansky's critically acclaimed bestseller Salt: A World History, this handsome picture book explores every aspect of salt: the many ways it's gathered from the earth and sea; how ancient emperors in China, Egypt, and Rome used it to…

  • The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell

    The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345476395

    The best-selling author of Salt and Cod takes an insightful look at the influence of the oyster on four centuries of New York history, culture, economics, and culinary trends. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

  • Havanna. subtroopiline deliirium

    Havanna. subtroopiline deliirium
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2020 - Estniska - ISBN: 9789949091225

  • Big Oyster

    Big Oyster
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099477594

    When Peter Minuit bought Manhattan for $24 in 1626 he showed his shrewdness by also buying the oyster beds off tiny, nearby Oyster Island, renamed Ellis Island in 1770. In 1842, when the novelist Charles Dickens arrived in New York, he could not con…

  • Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea

    Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812974478

    In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rather than a mere state of mind. Nonviolence can and should be a techniqu…

  • Torsk!

    Torsk!
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 1999 - Danska - ISBN: 9788779170063

    Her er den forbløffende historie om en fisk, der har forårsaget blodige krige og revolutioner. Mark Kurlanskys fascinerende biografi spænder over et mægtigt spand af tid. Fra vikingernes færd over de store have til de gådefulde baskeres tavse jagt p…

  • The Cod's Tale

    The Cod's Tale
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780147512772

    Based on a New York Times bestseller, this nonfiction picture book offers a unique, fishy look at a thousand years of human civilization. What fish enabled the Vikings, Christopher Columbus, John Cabot, and the Pilgrims to cross the cold Atlantic Oc…

  • Milk

    Milk
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526614346

    Mark Kurlansky's first global food history since the bestselling Cod and Salt; the fascinating cultural, economic and culinary story of milk and all things dairy - with recipes throughoutWhile mother's milk may be the essence of nourishment, it is t…

  • Paper: Paging Through History

    Paper: Paging Through History
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393239614

    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;…

  • Paper - paging through history

    Paper - paging through history
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393353709

    With the world on the cusp of 'going paperless', Mark Kurlansky examines what paper means to civilisation. Through tracing paper's evolution, he challenges common assumptions about technology's influence, affirming that paper is here to stay.

  • The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro de Macoris

    The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro de Macoris
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594485053

    A fantastic social history from the author of Salt and Cod (USA Today) In the Dominican Republic town of San Pedro de Macor s, baseball is often seen as the only way to a better life. For those who make it, the million-dollar paychecks from Major…

  • Ready for a Brand New Beat: How "dancing in the Street" Became the Anthem for a Changing America

    Ready for a Brand New Beat: How "dancing in the Street" Became the Anthem for a Changing America
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594632730

    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 Vandellas, with…

  • White Man In The Tree

    White Man In The Tree
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099286745

    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,…

  • 1968

    1968
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Övrigt - 2004 - Danska - ISBN: 9788721023522

    Personlige vurderinger, anekdoter og iagttagelser, idiosynkrasier og vid, en tidsrejse for nutidens generationer fra dengang.

  • 1968

    1968
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099429623

    The year 1968 encompasses the diverse realms of youth and music, politics and war, economics and the media. It was the year of sex and drugs and rock and roll. It was also the year of the Martin Luther King's assassination, and the beginning of the…