9780762436187

A Brief History of Tea

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780762436187

  • ISBN10:

    0762436182

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-05
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $13.95 Save up to $6.79
  • Rent Book $9.07
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The Used and Rental copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

From the plantation to the breakfast tablethe stimulating history of the world's obsession with tea from its first discovery in China to the present day. Moxham first became fascinated by the history of tea when he applied for a job to manage a plantation in Nyasaland, Africa. His book is a historical journey which includes all levels of society from the royal family to plantation slaves, revolution, and the afternoon ritual. The story he uncovered reveals a fascinating, and occasionally brutal, insight into the history of the British Empire.

Author Biography

Roy Moxham spent thirteen years in Africa as a tea planter and has also been a dealer in African Arts. He is in charge of the preservation and conservation of books at the University of London Library.

Rewards Program

Write a Review