Spice History

Pepper: A History of the World's Most Influential Spice  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by DZ123 at April 14, 2016
Pepper: A History of the World's Most Influential Spice

Marjorie Shaffer, "Pepper: A History of the World's Most Influential Spice"
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0312569890 | EPUB | pages: 240 | 4,3 mb

Chai: The Spice Tea of India  

Posted by AlenMiler at Dec. 28, 2015
Chai: The Spice Tea of India

Chai: The Spice Tea of India by Diana Rosen
English | Jan. 5, 1999 | ISBN: 1580171664 | 160 Pages | AZW3/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 18.32 MB

Everyone loves chai, but there's much more to this sumptuous combination of black tea and rich spices than meets the eye. In this beautifully illustrated book, tea expert Diana Rosen recounts the fascinating history of chai, explains the very best ways to enjoy it, and offers 38 recipes for different varieties of chai and for cooking with chai and chai spices.

Spice: The History of a Temptation  

Posted by interes at May 28, 2014
Spice: The History of a Temptation

Spice: The History of a Temptation by Jack Turner
English | 2005 | ISBN: 0375707050 , 0375407219 | ISBN-13: 9780375707056 , 9780375407215 | 384 pages | EPUB | 3 MB

A brilliant, original history of the spice trade—and the appetites that fueled it.
It was in search of the fabled Spice Islands and their cloves that Magellan charted the first circumnavigation of the globe. Vasco da Gama sailed the dangerous waters around Africa to India on a quest for Christians—and spices.
The Taste of Conquest: The Rise and Fall of the Three Great Cities of Spice

The Taste of Conquest: The Rise and Fall of the Three Great Cities of Spice
English | Publisher: Ballantine Books; Reprint edition (October 28, 2008) | ISBN-10: 0345480848 | MP3 64Kbps | 218.79 MB

The Taste of Conquest offers up a riveting, globe-trotting tale of unquenchable desire, fanatical religion, raw greed, fickle fashion, and mouthwatering cuisine–in short, the very stuff of which our world is made.
In this engaging, enlightening, and anecdote-filled history, Michael Krondl, a noted chef turned writer and food historian, tells the story of three legendary cities–Venice, Lisbon, and Amsterdam–and how their single-minded pursuit of spice helped to make (and remake) the Western diet and set in motion the first great wave of globalization.

BBC The Story of India Episode 3 Spice Routes and Silk Roads  

Posted by moitapchoi at July 19, 2009
BBC The Story of India Episode 3 Spice Routes and Silk Roads

BBC The Story of India Episode 3 Spice Routes and Silk Roads
Bluray encode 720p | English: DTS @ 1536 Kbps | 1280x720 | x264, 5750 Kbps| NTSC (29.97 fps) | 54mn 54s | Subtitles: n/a | Rip date: 2009-07-15 | 2.92 GB
Genre: Documentary

The Story of India is a BBC TV documentary series, written and presented by historian Michael Wood, about the 10,000-year history of the Indian subcontinent in six episodes. It was originally aired on the BBC in six episodes in August and September 2007 as part of the BBC season "India and Pakistan 07", which marked the 60 years independence of India and Pakistan.

"Vibrant Andalusia:The Spice of Life in Southern Spain".  

Posted by []mobi1980 at July 10, 2009
"Vibrant Andalusia:The Spice of Life in Southern Spain".

Algora Publishing, "Vibrant Andalusia:The Spice of Life in Southern Spain".
Publisher: Algora Publishing. | ISBN: 0875868393 | 2007 edition | PDF | 212 Pages | 5,02 MB

During various trips to my homeland of Spain, I have had the pleasure of visiting its southern region of Andalusia many times. The moment I stood before the commanding statue of its founder Abd al-Rahman in the coastal town of Almunecar in Granada, I became most intrigued, and set out to research the history of this important figure and the land he founded. The result is several years of research and observations that I wish to share with the curious reader and inquisitive traveler. My goal is provide an introduction to the history and culture of Moorish Spain, the arrival and influence of the Gypsies…
Catherynne Valente - The Orphan's Tales: in the Cities of Coin And Spice (Orphan's Tales)

Catherynne Valente - The Orphan's Tales: in the Cities of Coin And Spice (Orphan's Tales)
Spectra | ISBN: 978 0553384048 | 30/10/2007 | English | 528 pages | PDF & LIT | 13 MB

Catherynne M. Valente enchanted readers with her spellbinding In the Night Garden. Now she continues to weave her storytelling magic in a new book of Orphan’s Tales—an epic of the fantastic and the exotic, the monstrous and mysterious, that will transport you far away from the everyday….Her name and origins are unknown, but the endless tales inked upon this orphan’s eyelids weave a spell over all who listen to her read her secret history. And who can resist the stories she tells? From the Lake of the Dead and the City of Marrow to the artists who remain behind in a ghost city of spice, here are stories of hedgehog warriors and winged skeletons, loyal leopards and sparrow calligraphers. Nothing is too fantastic, anything can happen, but you’ll never guess what comes next in these intimately linked adventures of firebirds and djinn, singing manticores, mutilated unicorns, and women made entirely of glass and gears. Graced with the magical illustrations of Michael Kaluta, In the Cities of Coins and Spice is a book of dreams and wonders unlike any you’ve ever encountered. Open it anywhere and you will fall under its spell. For here the story never ends and the magic is only beginning…
Experience and History: Phenomenological Perspectives on the Historical World (repost)

Experience and History: Phenomenological Perspectives on the Historical World by David Carr
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0199377650 , 0199377669 | 256 pages | PDF | 1,6 MB

Hollywood Unknowns: A History of Extras, Bit Players, and Stand-Ins (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by DZ123 at Dec. 9, 2016
Hollywood Unknowns: A History of Extras, Bit Players, and Stand-Ins (Repost)

Anthony Slide, "Hollywood Unknowns: A History of Extras, Bit Players, and Stand-Ins"
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1617034746 | PDF | pages: 279 | 7.9 mb
Styles of Knowing: A New History of Science from Ancient Times to the Present (repost)

Styles of Knowing: A New History of Science from Ancient Times to the Present by Chunglin Kwa
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0822961512 | 376 pages | PDF | 2 MB