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A brief history of tea : the extraordinary story of the world's favourite drink

Author: Roy Moxham
Publisher: London : Robinson ; Philadelphia, PA : Running Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised edView all editions and formats
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When tea began to be imported into the West from China in the seventeenth century, its high price and heavy taxes made it an immediate target for smuggling and dispute at every level, culminating in international incidents like the notorious Boston Tea Party. This book investigates the early history of tea.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Moxham
ISBN: 9780762436187 0762436182
OCLC Number: 232128285
Description: ix, 258 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Extraordinary story of the world's favorite drink
Responsibility: Roy Moxham.

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When tea began to be imported into the West from China in the seventeenth century, its high price and heavy taxes made it an immediate target for smuggling and dispute at every level, culminating in international incidents like the notorious Boston Tea Party. This book investigates the early history of tea.

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