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Tea : the drink that changed the world

Author: Laura C Martin
Publisher: Tokyo ; Rutland, VT : Tuttle Pub., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More than ten years worth of data found that drinking four cups or more a day of tea could be more beneficial than drinking water. This work also answers questions including: Who discovered tea?  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Martin, Laura C.
Tea.
Tokyo ; Rutland, VT : Tuttle Pub., ©2007
(OCoLC)615797680
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura C Martin
ISBN: 9780804837248 0804837244
OCLC Number: 76183735
Description: 247 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
From shrub to cup: an overview --
History and legend --
Tea in ancient China and Korea --
Tea in ancient Japan --
The Japanese tea ceremony --
Tea in the Ming dynasty --
Tea spreads throughout the world --
The British in India, China and Ceylon --
Tea in England and the United States --
Today and tomorrow --
Appendices --
Tea-growing countries --
The professionals' terms for describing tea --
Choice teas from around the world --
Tisanes, or herbal "teas" --
Tea with food --
Best times of day for sipping various teas --
How to brew a perfect cup of tea --
Cooking with tea: the possibilities --
Tea and health --
Useful web sites.
Responsibility: by Laura C. Martin.
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"It's this unveiling of both the sordid and sublime elements of tea's evolution that make the book such a fantastically riveting read-one served best with a bottomless cup of your most beloved Read more...

 
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