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Tea and empire : James Taylor in Victorian Ceylon.

Author: Angela McCarthy; Thomas Martin Devine
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book brings to life for the first time the remarkable story of James Taylor, 'father of the Ceylon tea enterprise' in the nineteenth century, and examines the dark side of planting life  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: James Taylor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela McCarthy; Thomas Martin Devine
ISBN: 9781526119056 1526119056 9781526123398 1526123398
OCLC Number: 1006758281
Description: xvii, 253 Seiten. : Illustrationen. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction1. Before Ceylon2. The rise and fall of 'King Coffee'3. Transition to tea4. Globalising Ceylon tea5. A Scottish effect?6. A planter's life7. Cross-cultural contact8. Times to home9. Triumph and tears: last years and legacyAfterwordIndex -- .

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