Empire of tea : the Asian leaf that conquered the world / Markman Ellis, Richard Coulton, Matthew Mauger.

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  • London : Reaktion Books 2015
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326 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 25 cm
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  • 9781780234403
  • 1780234406
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-314) and index.
Contents
  • Early European Encounters with Tea -- Establishing the Taste for Tea in Britain -- The Tea Trade with China -- The Elevation of Tea -- The Natural Philosophy of Tea -- The Market for Tea in Britain -- The British Way of Tea -- Smuggling and Taxation -- The Democratization of Tea Drinking -- Tea in the Politics of Empire -- The National Drink of Victorian Britain -- Twentieth-century Tea.
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  • Bibliography
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  • English

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Empire of tea : the Asian leaf that conquered the world / Markman Ellis, Matthew Mauger, Richard Coulton.

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Published
  • London, [England] : Reaktion Books 2015
Physical description
1 online resource (328 pages) : illustrations, portraits, maps
ISBN
  • 9781780234403
  • 9781780234649 (e-book)
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  • Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
  • Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed July 31, 2015).
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