The Scents of Eden: A Narrative of the Spice Trade

by Charles Corn

Hardcover, 1998

Call number

959.8 C

Collection

Publication

Kodansha America (1998), 352 pages

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LibraryThing member Mrs_McGreevy
It's hard to believe, but there was a time when pepper was more valuable than gold. Europe craved the novelty of new spices, and explorers from many different countries set out to make their fortunes in the spice trade. Corn relates the history of the spice islands and those who discovered and exploited them in all of their cruel and exciting glory.… (more)

Pages

352

ISBN

1568362021 / 9781568362021
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