Tea: The Drink That Changed the World

Tea: The Drink That Changed the World

by John Griffiths
     
 

A study of the phenomenon as well as the commodity, this is a comprehensive survey of the drink that is imbibed daily by more than half the population of the world. After water, tea is the second most-consumed drink in the world. Almost every corner of the globe is addressed in this comprehensive look at 4,500 years of tea history. Tea has affected

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A study of the phenomenon as well as the commodity, this is a comprehensive survey of the drink that is imbibed daily by more than half the population of the world. After water, tea is the second most-consumed drink in the world. Almost every corner of the globe is addressed in this comprehensive look at 4,500 years of tea history. Tea has affected international relations, exposed divisions of class and race, shaped the ethics of business, and even led to significant advances in medicine. Thoroughly researched and captivating, this is a unique study of the little green leaf.

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American Herb Association Quarterly
Captivating.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780233002125
Publisher:
Deutsch, Andre
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.80(d)

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Meet the Author

John Griffiths is a former journalist and entrepreneur who has written 14 books including Afghanistan: Key to a Continent, Hostage, and The Third Man.

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