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The empire of tea

the remarkable history of the plant that took over the world

by Alan Macfarlane

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Published by Overlook Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tea -- History,
  • Tea -- Social aspects,
  • Tea trade -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementAlan Macfarlane and Iris Macfarlane.
    ContributionsMacfarlane, Iris.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT2905 .M33 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3692096M
    ISBN 101585674931
    LC Control Number2003063975
    OCLC/WorldCa53325050

    its cultural meanings. Yet this book is reluctant to understand tea merely as an inert material commodity in these processes, for it actively transforms those subjected to its influence. Victorian Britain was an ‘empire of tea’, but it was also a territory that had been conquered by tea during the preceding years. Buy Green Gold (): The Empire of Tea: NHBS - Alan Macfarlane and Iris Macfarlane, Ebury Press.

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    Empire Tea Services is a Wholesale Tea supplier based in the USA. Empire Tea also supplies Tea Distribution and Tea Importing services as well. With over 40 years of experience in the industry, we specialize in Private Label Tea services, Wholesale Tea products, and Tea consultation and education. In writing Empire of Tea: The Asian Leaf that Conquered the World, authors by Markman Ellis, Richard Coulton, and Matthew Mauger have written very little about the Asia the rest of the world, and focused on the history of tea in Great Briton. At that London is the major player with rare mention of other cities, mostly centers of smuggling/5(8).


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At that London is the major player with rare mention of other cities, mostly centers of by: 9. The Empire of Tea Paperback – Febru by Iris MacFarlane (Author), Alan MacFarlane (Author)Cited by: The book begins with the story of Iris MacFarlane who lived on a tea plantation and worked at mid-twentieth century to improve education for Tea workers in Siam.

The book is then taken by Iris' son Alan who writes a solid, straight forward history of the British tea industry from the 17th century to present/5.

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At that London is the major player with rare mention of other cities, mostly centers of smuggling/5(8). Thus starts MacFarlan'e book "Green Gold, The Empire of Tea." Tea industry has great affect not only on the East India Company but on the entire commerce of the British empire that question may be asked, "Was there a possible link between the rise of trading and tea drinking and the rapid spread of the British empire?"/5(7).

The book takes a deep look at the rise of tea and how it became one of the first commodities of globalization. In exploring tea’s emergence as a phenomenon spanning four continents, Rappaport discovered a fascinating story of empire, marketing, intrigue, colonialism and.

Tea was invented in China, supposedly by the Emperor Shen Nung. As with coffee, Standage begins by studying the history of tea outside of the West, but we still understand that this history is a preamble to his real focus: the history of tea in Britain, and how it relates to imperialism.

Although the book is more scholarly and less provocative than Roy Moxham's recent indictment of the British tea industry, Tea: A History of Addiction, Exploitation, and Empire. Both an absorbing narrative and a fascinating tour of some of the world's great cultures-Japan, China, India, France, the Britain, and others- The Empire of Tea brings into sharp focus one of the forces that shaped history.

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in China, where tea was used as an aid in Buddhist meditation, to the Boston Tea Party inwhen its destruction became a rousing symbol of the American Revolution, to its present-day role as the single most consumed beverage on the planet, The Empire of Tea explores the effects of the humble Camelia plant—both tragic and liberating—in.

Renowned cultural anthropologist Alan MacFarlane and Iris MacFarlane recount the history of tea from its origin in the eastern Himalayas and explains, among other things, how tea became the Format: Ebook. “ Empire of Tea is an intoxicating brew.

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Green Gold: The Empire of Tea. "Apart from water, tea is more widely consumed that any other food or drink. Tens of billions of cups are drunk every day.

Yet only two thousand years ago it was only chewed or drunk by a handful of monks in China and some tribal people in south east Asia.3/5(3).From the fourth century B.C. in China, where tea was used as an aid in Buddhist meditation, to the Boston Tea Party inwhen its destruction became a ."The Empire of Tea," written by Cambridge University cultural anthropologist Alan MacFarlane, combines the general history of tea consumption, and its impact on civilization, with the particular history of tea production in the Indian state of Assam under the British Raj.4/5.