Paper Paging Through History

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393285480
Size: 54.14 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 ...


Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393353709
Size: 41.26 MB
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-354) and index.


Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448113202
Size: 80.78 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.

Born Of Fury

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466840943
Size: 35.89 MB
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So when she's assigned Hauk, she believes it'll be a quick and easy mission.But nothing is ever as simple as it seems, and Hauk is far better skilled than any she's faced before, in Born of Fury from #1 Bestselling Author Sherrilyn Kenyon.

On Paper

Author: Nicholas A. Basbanes
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385350449
Size: 52.46 MB
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Lavishly researched, compellingly written, this masterful guide illuminates paper’s endless possibilities.


Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
ISBN: 9781410490070
Size: 60.40 MB
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Paper will be the commodity history that guides us forward and illuminates our times.

The Paper Trail

Author: Alexander Monro
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846147204
Size: 21.36 MB
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This is the story of how paper, a simple Chinese invention, has wrapped itself around our world, with history's most momentous ideas etched upon its surface.


Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446450414
Size: 47.11 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.

White Magic

Author: Lothar Müller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745681832
Size: 19.99 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 ...


Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632863936
Size: 65.98 MB
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Through Mark Kurlansky's multilayered and electrifying portrait, the long-elusive city of Havana comes stirringly to life.