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From the plantation to the breakfast table—the stimulating history of the worlds 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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762436187
Author:
Moxham, Roy
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Subject:
General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Beverages - Coffee & Tea
Subject:
History
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Tea and Coffee
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Brief History Of...
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.25 in 7.8 oz

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Cooking and Food » Beverages » Tea and Coffee
Cooking and Food » Reference and Etiquette » Historical Food and Cooking
History and Social Science » World History » General

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