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Richer than spices : how a royal bride's dowry introduced cane, lacquer, cottons, tea, and porcelain to England, and so revolutionized taste, manners, craftsmanship, and history in both England and America

Author: Gertrude Z Thomas
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1965.
Series: Borzoi book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [First ed.]View all editions and formats
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How Catherine of Braganza's (bride of Charles II) dowry introduced cane, lacquer, cottons, tea, and porcelain to England, and so revolutionized taste, manners, craftsmanship and history in both England and America.
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Thomas, Gertrude Z., 1902-
Richer than spices.
New York, Knopf, 1965
(OCoLC)572604251
Named Person: Catherine, of Braganza Queen consort of Charles II King of England; Catherine, of Braganza Queen consort of Charles II King of England
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gertrude Z Thomas
OCLC Number: 398855
Description: xx, 223 pages, vii : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm.
Contents: The dowry --
The East India Company --
"Politer" living --
Cottons from India --
East India cane --
Precious lacquer-ware --
Tea economics --
The porcelain mystery --
In the Chinese taste --
The completion of the circle --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index
Series Title: Borzoi book.
Responsibility: Gertrude Z. Thomas.

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How Catherine of Braganza's (bride of Charles II) dowry introduced cane, lacquer, cottons, tea, and porcelain to England, and so revolutionized taste, manners, craftsmanship and history in both England and America.

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