By Keith Souter

ISBN-10: 162636091X

ISBN-13: 9781626360914

Tea consuming has turn into a lifestyle. to place it frankly, it's a love, an dependancy, and a few might even move as a long way to assert a philosophy. Dr. Keith Souter examines the perpetual impression that this loved beverage has bestowed upon the realm for hundreds of years, from its mystical origins within the East, to its inevitable effect at the West. The Tea Cyclopedia is an vital reference for a person drawn to all issues tea. beginning every one bankruptcy with insightful prices, it not just captures the old beginnings of this loved drink, but in addition explores tea's involvement in politics, overall healthiness, the economic climate, or even fortune-telling. This remarkable beverage has united humans in instances of adversity; it has additionally divided international locations, inflicting risky revolutions, resembling the Sri Lankan Civil battle and the Boston Tea occasion. yet this present day you'll probably locate that quite a few cultures have built their very own distinctive sort of having fun with tea, and the ritual of tea ingesting itself is not just fascinating, but in addition hugely profitable.   

In this meticulously exact advisor, readers will rediscover tea, its cultivation, and all of its richness and intricacy as a global beverage. The Tea Cyclopedia is a charming tribute to the illustrious, invigorating, and elusive leaf that has vehemently persevered to encourage humans for greater than thousand years.

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