[Free E–pub] Spice: The History of a Temptation AUTHOR Jack Turner


  • Paperback
  • 384
  • Spice: The History of a Temptation
  • Jack Turner
  • English
  • 28 July 2020
  • 0375707050

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    [Free E–pub] Spice: The History of a Temptation AUTHOR Jack Turner Jack Turner ´ 5 characters Biggest problem is the organization I can't say I really understand it, most chapters had some unifying theme like religious use, sexuality, etc, but the way the chapters fit together is very disjointed. There are huge time jumps back and forth across continents. I learned a few interesting tidbits, but I couldn't stay int

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    [Free E–pub] Spice: The History of a Temptation AUTHOR Jack Turner Spice is a well researched and well written book of how spice affected the world through the ages covering fact, myth, legend, religion, politics, trade discovery, eating habits and. Although the book is easy to read and u

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    characters ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Jack Turner Jack Turner ´ 5 characters characters Spice: The History of a Temptation I found this book very enjoyable to read, with a wealth of information and a liberal sprinkling of humor. Turner provides insightful information on the historical value of spices and their many applications, dividing his mon

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    [Free E–pub] Spice: The History of a Temptation AUTHOR Jack Turner characters ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Jack Turner Jack Turner ´ 5 characters This is not the fastest easiest read, but it is fascinating and informative. It has some very interesting recipes too

    I titled this review the way I did because I constantly come up with little facts remembered from this book constantly in the grocery store, watching TV, talking with friends, seeing anything to do with food or history.

    It's not all inclusive, but it is a big topic and what is the

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    [Free E–pub] Spice: The History of a Temptation AUTHOR Jack Turner This book starts with the exciting stories of Columbus and Vasco da Gama and their far flung voyages to find the Indies. Of course, now we understand that Columbus gravely underestimated the westerly distance to Asia and

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    [Free E–pub] Spice: The History of a Temptation AUTHOR Jack Turner characters ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Jack Turner Jack Turner ´ 5 characters Turner organises the book by theme rather than chronology, so it starts off with an exploration of the race to find the distant orig

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    Jack Turner ´ 5 characters [Free E–pub] Spice: The History of a Temptation AUTHOR Jack Turner Thit is book is a wonderful insight into our love affair with spices,from all over the world.I used it as a sour

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    characters ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Jack Turner Jack Turner ´ 5 characters characters Spice: The History of a Temptation Great book. Answering a lot of my questions about the movement of spices throughout our history. Interesting reading for those that are into period cooking.

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    Jack Turner ´ 5 characters characters ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Jack Turner characters Spice: The History of a Temptation Excellent bookmay be a bit heavy on the Bible quotes, but I strongly recommend it.

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    [Free E–pub] Spice: The History of a Temptation AUTHOR Jack Turner It is really a thoroughly documented book. We learn the history of spices and the significant influence they had on human

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Spice: The History of a Temptation

Read & Download ß Spice: The History of a Temptation 105 En to savageryFollowing spices across continents and through literature and mythology Spice is a beguiling narrative about the surprisingly vast influence spices have had on human desireIncludes eight pages of color photographsOne of the Best Books of the Year Discover Magazine The Christian Science Monitor San Francisco Chronicle. Excellent bookmay be a bit heavy on the Bible uotes but I strongly recommend it

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Read & Download ß Spice: The History of a Temptation 105 Ip and the arts of love they were thought to have magical properties and were so valuable that they were often kept under lock and key For some spices represented Paradise for others the road to perdition but they were potent symbols of wealth and power and the wish to possess them drove explorers to circumnavigate the globeand ev. This book starts with the exciting stories of Columbus and Vasco da Gama and their far flung voyages to find the Indies Of course now we understand that Columbus gravely underestimated the westerly distance to Asia and instead bumped into the unknown to Europeans continent of America Probably Columbus s main motivation was to discover the source of Eastern spices Whoever controlled this trade could earn a huge fortune because Europeans paid astronomical values for them Vast fortunes were to be made by anyone who could cut out the Arabs and Venetians the classic middle men of the spice trade to EuropeThe book starts from this point and proceeds to try and answer the uestion why were spices so incredibly valuable to Europeans Aside from their rarity bea

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Read & Download ß Spice: The History of a Temptation 105 In this brilliant engrossing work Jack Turner explores an erafrom ancient times through the Renaissancewhen what we now consider common condiments were valued in gold and bloodSpices made sour medieval wines palatable camouflaged the smell of corpses and served as wedding night aphrodisiacs Indispensible for cooking medicine worsh. Spice is a well researched and well written book of how spice affected the world through the ages covering fact myth legend religion politics trade discovery eating habits and Although the book is easy to read and understand it also challenged me as I learned new things and prompted me to further research some subject matter that caught my attention This is the type of work that I enjoy Packed with useful information and history I will try working with aromatics perfumes and the making of incense with the information from this book I recommend this book to readers that are interested in spice and how spice shaped the world This book will certainly take its place in the reference section of my library