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ISBN-10: 0804851123

ISBN-13: 9780804851121

As the world's preferred beverage, tea has involved us, woke up us, inspired us, and calmed us for good over thousand years.

A background of Tea tells the compelling tale of the increase of tea in Asia and its eventual unfold to the West and past. From the chinese language tea homes of the traditional Tang Dynasty (618-907) to the japanese tea ceremonies built through Zen Buddhist priests, and the present social concerns confronted by way of tea growers in India and Sri Lanka—this interesting e-book explores the advanced background of this common drink.

This in-depth glance illuminates the industries and traditions that experience constructed as tea unfold during the international and it explains how tea is remodeled into the numerous kinds that folks drink every day. It additionally incorporates a fast reference consultant on matters equivalent to tea kinds, right terminology and brewing.

Whatever your cup of tea—green, black, white, oolong, chai, jap, chinese language, Sri Lankan, American or British—every tea aficionado will get pleasure from studying A background of Tea to benefit extra approximately their favourite beverage.

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