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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 obtain and inexpensive. It is the stuff of kitchens and cooking. Yet trade routes were established, alliances built and empires secured – all for something that filled the oceans, bubbled up from springs, formed crusts in lake beds, and thickly veined a large part of the Earth’s rock fairly close to the surface. From pre-history until just a century ago – when the mysteries of salt were revealed by modern chemistry and geology – no one knew that salt was virtually everywhere. Accordingly, it was one of the most sought-after commodities in human history. Even today, salt is a major industry. Canada, Kurlansky tells us, is the world’s sixth largest salt producer, with salt works in Ontario playing a major role in satisfying the Americans’ insatiable demand. As he did in his highly acclaimed Cod, Mark Kurlansky once again illuminates the big picture by focusing on one seemingly modest detail. In the process, the world is revealed as never before. From the Hardcover edition.

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Genre: History
Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Vintage Canada
Release: 2011-03-18
File: 496 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780307369796

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A treasury of recipes for world-class breads and pizzas is complemented by schedules that can be adapted for busy home bakers, sharing instructions for preparing high-quality artisan recipes using basic straight dough, pre-ferment dough and complex levain. 12,000 first printing.

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Genre: Cooking
Author: Ken Forkish
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Release: 2012
File: 265 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781607742739

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Whether you've never picked up a knife or you're an accomplished chef, there are only four basic factors that determine how good your food will taste. Salt, Fat, Acid, and Heat are the four cardinal directions of cooking, and they will guide you as you choose which ingredients to use and how to cook them, and they will tell you why last minute adjustments will ensure that food tastes exactly as it should. This book will change the way you think about cooking and eating, and help you find your bearings in any kitchen, with any ingredients, while cooking any meal. --

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Genre: Cooking
Author: Samin Nosrat
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2017-04-25
File: 480 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781476753836

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Genre: Salt industry and trade
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 1994
File: Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105123500162

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Describes the origins of different types of salt and discusses salt mining, the role of salt in history, the uses of salt, its effects on the human body, and related topics.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: John Paul Zronik
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Release: 2004
File: 32 Pages
ISBN-13: 077871411X

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Salt and Sediment Dynamics presents a thorough treatment of salt and sediment interactions and the implications of such interactions for sub-salt exploration. The book emphasizes and utilizes recent discoveries on many aspects of salt and sediment interactions, provides the theoretical framework for interpreting the increasing amount of available data on salt and sediments, and develops a self-consistent dynamical evolution model of salt structures and their interaction with surrounding sediments. The model developed in the text consists of an evolving salt structure that influences sediment motion with self-consistent evolution of sediments and salt shape. The resulting stress and strain in the sediments and the thermal focusing effects of the salt are evaluated. The salt and sediments in the model are consistent with observed geometries, a result of having freely adjustable, observation-controlled model parameters. In addition, the book describes case histories in a variety of geological settings, thus explaining aspects of the genesis and development of salt structures, of their impact on sedimentary structural evolution, and of the impact of sediments on salt masses. The techniques developed by the authors expand the current state of knowledge regarding the evolution and dynamics of salt structures and increase the potential for effective sub-salt hydrocarbon exploration.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Ian Lerche
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 1995-08-01
File: 336 Pages
ISBN-13: 084937684X

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In a dangerous world, Deep Salt strikes terror into the heart of everyone. Hari lives in Blood Burrow, deep in the ruined city of Belong, where he survives by courage and savagery. He is scarred from fighting, he is dangerous and cruel, but he has a secret gift: he can speak with animals. When his father, Tarl, is taken as a slave and sent to the mine known as Deep Salt, from where no worker ever returns, Hari vows to save him.Pearl is from the ruling families, known as Company, which has conquered and enslaved Hari's people. Her destiny involves marriage that will unite her family with that of the powerful and ambitious Ottmar. But Pearl has learned forbidden things from Tealeaf, her maid, and will never submit to a subordinate life.A long journey through the badlands towards Deep Salt finds Pearl and Hari united for a common cause. It soon becomes clear that the survival of their people depends entirely upon the success of Pearl and Hari's mission.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Maurice Gee
Publisher: Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited
Release: 2007-06-04
File: 228 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781742288550

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Genre: Glazes
Author: Phil Rogers
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Release: 2002
File: 240 Pages
ISBN-13: 071364821X

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In 1923, Kansas governor Johnathan Davis traveled to Hutchinson to dedicate Emerson Carey's new rock salt mine whose shaft provided access to an ancient salt bed 650 feet under the earth's surface. The Carey Salt Mine, advertised as "the most modern in the world," served as a companion to Carey's already-existing evaporation plants. Miners used the newest technology to blast and crush the mineral into gravel and haul it to the surface to provide rock salt for livestock, industries, and roads. Throughout the 20th century, thousands visited Carey's mining operations. Ever since the day Governor Davis presided over the opening ceremony, the Carey Salt Mine has served as a landmark for Hutchinson and helped shape its identity as "the Salt City."

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Genre: History
Author: Barbara C. Ulrich
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Release: 2008
File: 128 Pages
ISBN-13: 0738561800

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The Commissions report examines the position of the two companies and the market for pure dried vacuum salt and compacted salt; the relevant merger situation; competition prior to the merger and the counterfactual situation had the merger not occurred. The report concludes that the acquisition by British Salt Ltd of New Cheshire Salt Works Ltd is not expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets in the UK.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Great Britain. Competition Commission
Publisher: The Stationery Office
Release: 2005
File: 102 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780117036253

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