megcampbell3, October 27, 2007 (view all comments by megcampbell3)
My surprise read of 2007, straight from the early 20th century. A delight, a revelation. A history of tea that turns out to be a precise, lovely and wise book about the ways of the world, from ancestral Japan. If asked today, this is the book I'd choose to have on an island if I could have only one. It is ideal.
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160 p. pages
Kodansha International (JPN) -
Written in the early-20th century, this book on the meaning and practice of tea is less about tea than it is about the philosophical and aesthetic traditions basic to Japanese culture.
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