Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World by Mark Kurlansky

This book is a fascinating exploration of the historical, cultural, economic, and ecological impact of the codfish. It traces the role of this fish in shaping economies, sparking wars, and influencing culinary trends across centuries and continents. The book also delves into the devastating effects of overfishing and the current struggle to sustain cod populations. The narrative combines history, science, and gastronomy to present a comprehensive biography of this significant fish species.

The 2754th greatest book of all time


Published
1997
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
200-300
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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