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The Book of Teaby Okakura Kakuzo
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Kakuzo was a leading figure in Japanese art and culture at the end of the 19th century, and this book, first published in 1906, is a classic treatise explicating the philosophical nuances of tea and the tea ceremony in Japanese culture. This edition contains an introduction by Liza Dalby who was the first American trained as a Geisha in the 1970s, and elegant photos by Daniel Proctor.
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Continuously in print for almost 100 years, "The Book of Tea" is a classic work about tea, culture, history, philosophy, and more. In this edition, readers are treated to Kakuzo's wisdom along with photos in a new package which weaves a commentary on the rich history of tea and its place in Japanese society.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 112).
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