The Empire of Tea: The Remarkable History of the Plant That Took Over the World

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The Empire of Tea: The Remarkable History of the Plant That Took Over the World - MacFarlane, Alan, Professor, and MacFarlane, Iris

From the fourth century B.C. in China, where tea was used as an aid in Buddhist meditation, to the Boston Tea Party in 1773, when its destruction became a rousing symbol of the American Revolution, to its present-day role as the single most consumed beverage on the planet, "The Empire of Tea" explores the effects of the humble Camelia plant?both ... Read More

The Empire of Tea: The Remarkable History of the Plant That Took Over the World 2009, Overlook Press

ISBN-13: 9781590201756

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The Empire of Tea: The Remarkable History of the Plant That Took Over the World 2004, Overlook Press

ISBN-13: 9781585674930

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