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The Biography of Tea Carrie Gleason

The Biography of Tea

Carrie Gleason

Published March 1st 2007
ISBN : 9780778724933
Hardcover
32 pages
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This fascinating new book relates the thousands-year-old history of tea and its sometimes tumultuous trade. Find out how different teas are grown, harvested, and sold and how the trade of tea has changed the world. Topics include- teas importance inMoreThis fascinating new book relates the thousands-year-old history of tea and its sometimes tumultuous trade. Find out how different teas are grown, harvested, and sold and how the trade of tea has changed the world. Topics include- teas importance in ancient China and Japan- the European tea craze of the 1600s and the beginnings of the European tea trade- the practice of holding afternoon tea- teahouses, gardens, Russian tea, tea dances and tea taxes- tea and the American Revolution- merchant companies and China tea clippers