By: Mark Kurlansky
484 pages, B/w photos, b/w illus, maps
The story of man's search and struggle for this vital element, how trade routes were established, alliances built, empires secured and revolutions provoked - all for something that is everywhere in nature.
Kurlansky continues to prove himself remarkably adept at taking a most unlikely candidate and telling its tale with epic grandeur. ("Los Angeles Times Book Review")
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