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The Taste of Conquest: The Rise and Fall of the Three Great Cities of Spice


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Author: Krondl, Michael

Publisher: Ballantine Books

Pub Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Book: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Dust Jacket: Good.  Very light edge wear.  The whole thing, book and jacket, appear untouched.

Notes: Venice, Lisbon, and Amsterdam.  The empires that, in their single-minded pursuit of spice(s), changed the Western diet and “set in motion the first great wave of globalization.”  Pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, anise, allspice.  I bet you have every one in your spice drawer/rack/cabinet.


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