China | A brief history of Chinese salt, the world's oldest monopoly

A brief history of Chinese salt, the world’s oldest monopoly

Salt built empires, launched wars and sparked revolutions

January 4, 2017 11:08 AM (UTC+8)
Salt flats in the Bohai Sea in China's northeast as seen from Space. Photo: Nasa, via Wikimedia Commons
Salt flats in the Bohai Sea in China's northeast as seen from Space. Photo: Nasa, via Wikimedia Commons
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