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Tea and empire
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Angela McCarthy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-21 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This book brings to life for the first time the remarkable story of James Taylor, ‘father of the Ceylon tea enterprise’ in the nineteenth century. Publicly
Empire of Tea
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Markman Ellis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-15 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

Although tea had been known and consumed in China and Japan for centuries, it was only in the seventeenth century that Londoners first began drinking it. Over t
A Thirst for Empire
Language: en
Pages: 568
Authors: Erika Rappaport
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-05 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

"Tea has been one of the most popular commodities in the world. Over centuries, profits from its growth and sales funded wars and fueled colonization, and its c
Green Gold
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Alan Macfarlane
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-30 - Publisher: Random House

Apart from water, tea is more widely consumed than any other food or drink. Tens of billions of cups are drunk every day. How and why has tea conquered the worl
Tea
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: Roy Moxham
Categories: Tea
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

In November 1961 I placed an advertisement in the Personal Column of The Times: 'Tobacco or Tea Estate; young man (21), good A-levels (Science), now fruit farmi
Empire's Children
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Patricia Weerakoon
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06 - Publisher: Wombat Books

As the daughter of the Tea-maker, Shiro’s life is bound by the expectations of others. But Shiro has no interest in convention. Her holidays are spent with be
The Objects and Textures of Everyday Life in Imperial Britain
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Janet C. Myers
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-15 - Publisher: Routledge

Focusing on everyday life in nineteenth-century Britain and its imperial possessions”from preparing tea to cleaning the kitchen, from packing for imperial adv
United Empire
Language: en
Pages:
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Type: BOOK - Published: 1931 - Publisher:

The Empire of Tea
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Alan Macfarlane
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-24 - Publisher: Abrams

From Darjeeling to Lapsang Souchon, from India to Japan-a fresh, concise, world-encompassing exploration of the way tea has shaped politics, culture, and the en
Tea
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Roy Moxham
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-24 - Publisher: Running Press

Tea came late to popularity in England—after its arrival in Portugal, Holland, and France—but it quickly became a national obsession. And business. Tea gard