Tea: Addiction, Exploitation, and Empire

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Tea came late to England--after its arrival in Portugal, Holland, and France--but quickly became a national obsession. Tea gardens and shops sprang up everywhere in seventeenth-century England. Demand soon spread to the colonies, where the heavy taxation on tea led to smuggling on a massive scale and, in the New World, cost England her American ...

Tea: Addiction, Exploitation, and Empire 2004, Running Press Book Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780786714568

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