The Biography of SpicesBook - 2006
Make a voyage to the ancient spice islands and discover how empires were made from the growth and sale of spices. This amazing new book examines the hidden history and geography behind those tiny bottles in the kitchen. Exciting text and historic images explain to children how spices inspired explorers to seek new trade routes in earlier centuries, and how spices have been used to cure the sick, flavor foods, and make perfume.
Publisher: New York ; St. Catharines, ON : Crabtree, c2006
Branch Call Number: 382.41383 ROD
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 29 cm