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A history of tea : the life and times of the world's favorite beverage, by Laura C. Martin

Label
A history of tea : the life and times of the world's favorite beverage
Title
A history of tea
Title remainder
the life and times of the world's favorite beverage
Statement of responsibility
by Laura C. Martin
Title variation
Life and times of the world's favorite beverage
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
As the world's most popular beverage, tea has fascinated us, awakened us, motivated us, and calmed us for well over two thousand years. A History of Tea tells the compelling story of the rise of tea in Asia and its eventual spread to the West and beyond. From the tea houses of China's ancient Tang Dynasty (618-907) to the tea ceremonies developed by Japanese Zen Buddhist monks, to the current social issues faced by tea growers in India and Sri Lanka- this fascinating book explores the complex history of this universal drink. It illuminates the industries and traditions that have developed as tea spread throughout the world and it explains how tea is transformed into the many varieties that people drink each day. It also features a quick reference guide on subjects such as proper tea terminology and brewing. Whatever your cup of tea, green, black, white, oolong, chai, Japanese, Chinese, Sri Lankan, American or British, every tea aficionado will enjoy reading A History of Tea to learn more about their favorite beverage
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martin, Laura C
Dewey number
641.337209
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tea
  • Tea
Target audience
adult
Label
A history of tea : the life and times of the world's favorite beverage, by Laura C. Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
216 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780804851121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), colour maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1049560591
  • 1823529
  • (OCoLC)on1049560591
  • 1823529
Label
A history of tea : the life and times of the world's favorite beverage, by Laura C. Martin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
216 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780804851121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), colour maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1049560591
  • 1823529
  • (OCoLC)on1049560591
  • 1823529

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