Salt Guest Host Liane Hansen interviews Mark Kurlansky, the author of Salt: A World History. It may seem common and inexpensive, but Kurlansky points out there was a time when salt was an extremely valuable commodity. It has financed wars, figured in the rise of the age of petroleum, and served as a symbol in protests and religious ceremonies. The book is published by Walker, ISBN # 0802713734.

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Guest Host Liane Hansen interviews Mark Kurlansky, the author of Salt: A World History. It may seem common and inexpensive, but Kurlansky points out there was a time when salt was an extremely valuable commodity. It has financed wars, figured in the rise of the age of petroleum, and served as a symbol in protests and religious ceremonies. The book is published by Walker, ISBN # 0802713734.

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