[Sca-cooks] Pickles (was Re: Weird food)

Dragon dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Fri Jul 18 11:55:22 PDT 2008

Dragon wrote:
>I am trying to find the details but I once read an account of how 
>one war during the Shogunate period in Japan was actually cut short 
>by one side cutting off the supply of salt to the other. Without the 
>flow of salt from the seashore to the inland province, the farmers 
>could not preserve enough food for the winter and would suffer famine.
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OK, I found a reference to what I was thinking of. It was a conflict 
between Daimyo Takeda Shingen and Daimyo Uesugi Kenshin in the 16th Century.

You can read about it here (go to the section entitled "Uesugi and 
Takeda" on that page):



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