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All The Tea In China

Author : Kit Boey Chow
ISBN : 0835121941
Genre : Cooking
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Traces the history of tea, looks at Chinese and Japanese tea customs, explains how tea is grown and processed, and describes fifty Chinese varieties
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Tea In China

Author : John C. Evans
ISBN : IND:30000037365784
Genre : History
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Tea is one of the world's most popular beverages after water, and the birthplace of tea is China. Until the 1830s, China was the only producer of tea, and today it remains the world's greatest producer and consumer. Tea in China is a history of China's national drink, where it came from, how it was drunk, and the place it has occupied in Chinese society from prehistory to the present. Along the way, Evans looks at the myths surrounding the development of tea. The preferences of the various dynasties are examined, as are changes within the industry as well as the place of tea within Chinese society.
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For All The Tea In China

Author : Sarah Rose
ISBN : 9781101190012
Genre : History
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A dramatic historical narrative of the man who stole the secret of tea from China In 1848, the British East India Company, having lost its monopoly on the tea trade, engaged Robert Fortune, a Scottish gardener, botanist, and plant hunter, to make a clandestine trip into the interior of China—territory forbidden to foreigners—to steal the closely guarded secrets of tea horticulture and manufacturing. For All the Tea in China is the remarkable account of Fortune's journeys into China—a thrilling narrative that combines history, geography, botany, natural science, and old-fashioned adventure. Disguised in Mandarin robes, Fortune ventured deep into the country, confronting pirates, hostile climate, and his own untrustworthy men as he made his way to the epicenter of tea production, the remote Wu Yi Shan hills. One of the most daring acts of corporate espionage in history, Fortune's pursuit of China's ancient secret makes for a classic nineteenth-century adventure tale, one in which the fate of empires hinges on the feats of one extraordinary man.
Category: History

Tea In China

Author : James A. Benn
ISBN : 9789888208739
Genre : History
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Tea in China explores the contours of religious and cultural transformation in traditional China from the point of view of an everyday commodity and popular beverage. The work traces the development of tea drinking from its mythical origins to the nineteenth century and examines the changes in aesthetics, ritual, science, health, and knowledge that tea brought with it. The shift in drinking habits that occurred in late medieval China cannot be understood without an appreciation of the fact that Buddhist monks were responsible for not only changing people's attitudes toward the intoxicating substance, but also the proliferation of tea drinking. Monks had enjoyed a long association with tea in South China, but it was not until Lu Yu's compilation of the Chajing (The Classic of Tea) and the spread of tea drinking by itinerant Chan monastics that tea culture became popular throughout the empire and beyond. Tea was important for maintaining long periods of meditation; it also provided inspiration for poets and profoundly affected the ways in which ideas were exchanged. Prior to the eighth century, the aristocratic drinking party had excluded monks from participating in elite culture. Over cups of tea, however, monks and literati could meet on equal footing and share in the same aesthetic values. Monks and scholars thus found common ground in the popular stimulant—one with few side effects that was easily obtainable and provided inspiration and energy for composing poetry and meditating. In addition, rituals associated with tea drinking were developed in Chan monasteries, aiding in the transformation of China's sacred landscape at the popular and elite level. Pilgrimages to monasteries that grew their own tea were essential in the spread of tea culture, and some monasteries owned vast tea plantations. By the end of the ninth century, tea was a vital component in the Chinese economy and in everyday life. Tea in China transcends the boundaries of religious studies and cultural history as it draws on a broad range of materials—poetry, histories, liturgical texts, monastic regulations—many translated or analyzed for the first time. The book will be of interest to scholars of East Asia and all those concerned with the religious dimensions of commodity culture in the premodern world.
Category: History

All The Tea In China

Author : Sarah Lawson
ISBN : 1905082134
Genre : Employment in foreign countries
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The Rise Of Tea Culture In China

Author : Bret Hinsch
ISBN : 9781442251793
Genre : History
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This distinctive and enlightening book explores the development of tea drinking in China, using tea culture to explore the profound question of how Chinese have traditionally expressed individuality. By linking tea to individualism, Hinsch’s deeply researched book makes an original and influential contribution to the history of Chinese culture.
Category: History

An Account Of The Cultivation And Manufacture Of Tea In China

Author : Samuel Ball
ISBN : BSB:BSB10293881
Genre : Tea
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UC San Diego's AIWF Collection includes more than 7,200 volumes, beginning with descriptions of European cuisine and culinary history from the seventeenth to early nineteenth centuries, and more recently focusing on Asia, Mexico and Latin America, California and the American West and the nations of the Pacific Rim. In addition to culinary history, the collection supports research and instruction in cultural studies, social history, women's studies, anthropology, nutrition and medicine.
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All The Tea In China

Author : Kyril Bonfiglioli
ISBN : 1468312820
Genre : Fiction
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In this hilarious novel, Bonfiglioli takes us back in time to an ironical maritime romp?Master and Commander by way of Monty Python.
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All The Tea In China

Author : Jane Orcutt
ISBN : 9780800731793
Genre : Fiction
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Against everyone's advice and wishes, Isabella Goodrich leaves her predictable Oxford life to become a missionary in the Far East, where she fights against cultural expectations, common sense, and a mentor who is not as he seems. Original.
Category: Fiction

All The Tea In China

Author : Jeremy Haft
ISBN : 9781101216309
Genre : Business & Economics
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A pioneer shares the secrets to creating jobs and reaping profits doing business with China Is China a threat to America’s economic future? Just the opposite, says international businessman Jeremy Haft. China is a boon for business: the opportunity of a lifetime to create jobs, build value, and make money. All the Tea in China demonstrates America’s overwhelming competitive advantage over China in the global economy. And it highlights the many market opportunities for companies of all sizes, in all sectors. China is far and away the fastest growing market for U.S. goods and services in the world. Despite the good news, China remains one of the most challenging operating environments, and it’s easy to make costly mistakes. Haft demonstrates how to avoid the pitfalls, providing an industry-by-industry guide to buying from, selling to, and competing with the Chinese. The book is also filled with funny stories of Haft’s hard-won lessons as a China business pioneer. It’s the most engaging, useful book yet on this important subject.
Category: Business & Economics

Not For All The Tea In China

Author : Chris Burrows
ISBN : 9781839754647
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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I was born in 1947 to a mother from Barnsley and a father from Essex. I have 3 great loves in my life: Barnsley FC, Yorkshire County Cricket Club and my wonderful wife. My wife is my rock; Yorkshire CCC are my summertime passion; the Super Reds break my heart year after year- but I wouldn't swap them for any other team in the world. I have tried to look at the world of business through the gaze of a mixture of reality, humour and, on occasions, sheer disbelief. Every word and every event documented is the absolute truth. If you enjoy reading this book half as much as I enjoyed writing it, then I will have achieved more than I could ever have hoped for.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Origins Of Chinese Tea And Wine 2010 Edition Epub

Author : Asiapac Editorial
ISBN : 9789812299918
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Tea and wine have a long history in China. In fact, both have become firmly entrenched in the culture and customs of the Chinese people, featuring prominently in the traditional rites of ancestral worship and in social situations. Discover the origins and varieties of tea and wine, and learn about: * Famous Chinese teas and wines * The etiquette and methods for preparing and serving tea and wine * The health-giving properties of tea and wine * Unique customs practised among the minority peoples in China * Interesting facts and ancient stories relating to tea and wine Not only will this book entertain and inspire, it will enrich your understanding of the Chinese culture!
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

A Pocket Guide To All The Tea In China

Author : Kit Boey Chow
ISBN : 0835126293
Genre : Cooking
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Here is a book that all lovers of Chinese tea will treasure. It offers a wealth of information about the world of tea, including tea ceremonies, tea pots, and the health and aesthetic virtues of perhaps the world's most remarkable beverage. Fully illustrated. Contains glossary, index, bibliography, and Chinese-English nomenclature of tea. Pocket Guide edition also available as a handy reference for those tea tasting trips!
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The Great Teas Of China

Author : Roy Fong
ISBN : 1734189304
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The Second Edition of master tea merchant Roy Fong's classic The Great Teas of China has been thoroughly revised, rewritten, and re-edited, with significant new material added, particularly around water, teaware, and the brewing process. Fong also included more memories, anecdotes, and photographs from over 30 years of travel and learning in China's tea regions. From hand-picked white teas from Fu Ding and expertly crafted oolongs from Taiwan, to patiently aged puerh from Yunnan and everything in between, Fong offers his insights on choosing, brewing, and enjoying more than a dozen iconic Chinese tea varieties. Since 1993, Fong's Imperial Tea Court in San Francisco has been educating and inspiring tea enthusiasts, who visit from all over the world to enjoy America's finest selection of Chinese tea. The Great Teas of China is a very personal and accessible introduction to contemporary connoisseurship of Camellia sinensis, the flowering perennial at the heart of Chinese culture for thousands of years.
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All The Tea In China

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ISBN : 1602201374
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Wood, rice, oil, salt, soy sauce, vinegar and tea—otherwise known as "the seven things that open the door"—are the basic kitchen necessities Chinese people cannot do without in their daily lives. Among them, tea holds a very special place. It is not only a beverage, but also an integral part of people's hearts and minds, thus shaping a unique tea culture in China. In All the Tea in China, you will learn everything about Chinese tea for practical uses, as well as for meditation. Discover the origin of tea, its different species, production method and drinking etiquette. Also, through the vivid illustrations, readers will gain information about what tea is and how to identify a good quality kind. At the same time, the quotations, poems, sayings, and stories in the book are presented chronologically so that readers can appreciate what tea has inspired and why it continues to delight the Chinese people. A joy to read, All the Tea in China will be sure to enhance your tea experience.
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Tea And Chinese Culture

Author : Ling Wang
ISBN : 1592650252
Genre : Cooking
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Full-color introduction to all facets of tea culture in China, from early history to date.
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Chinese Tea

Author : Tong Liu
ISBN : 9780521186803
Genre : Cooking
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An illustrated introduction to the ancient culture of tea in China and its popularisation around the world.
Category: Cooking