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|Named Person:||Robert Fortune|
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|Notes:||Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 2009, with title For all the tea in China : espionage, empire, and the secret formula for the world's favourite drink.|
|Description:||x, 261 p. ; 22 cm.|
Min River, China, 1845 --
East India House, City of London, January 12, 1848 --
Chelsea Physic Garden, May 7, 1848 --
Shanghai to Hangzhou, September 1848 --
Zhejiang Province near Hangzhou, October 1848 --
A green tea factory, Yangtze River, October 1848 --
House of Wang, Anhui Province, November 1848 --
Shanghai at the Lunar New Year, January 1849 --
Calcutta Botanic Garden, March 1849 --
Saharanpur, North-West Provinces, June 1849 --
Ningbo to Bohea, the Great Tea Road, May and June 1849 --
Bohea, July 1849 --
Pucheng, September 1849 --
Shanghai, Autumn 1849 --
Shanghai, February 1851 --
Himalayan Mountains, May 1851 --
Royal Small Arms Factory, Enfield Lock, 1852 --
Tea for the Victorians --
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Good Read - plus gentle introduction to China
In 1839, the local Chinese government in Guangzhou (Canton) seized opium and destroyed it. The consequences - Opium Wars, foreign treaty ports, the eventual fall of a dynasty - are in some ways still being played out, for example...
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Corporate Espionage and Theft ~ All for a Good Cuppa!
Well, not just for a good cup of tea; more to keep and expand Britain's world supremecy in the nineteenth century. Sarah Rose's exploration into the transplanting of tea from China to India is filled with a wide variety of topics, as well as unforseen outcomes. The book covers topics from...
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