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Tea in China : a religious and cultural history

Author: James A Benn
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Tea in China explores the contours of religious and cultural transformation in traditional China from the point of view of an everyday commodity and popular beverage. The work traces the development of tea drinking from its mythical origins to the nineteenth century and examines the changes in aesthetics, ritual, science, health, and knowledge that tea brought with it. The shift in drinking habits that occurred in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
e-books
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Benn, James A., 1964-
Tea in China.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2015]
(DLC) 2014023171
(OCoLC)881824264
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James A Benn
ISBN: 9780824853983 0824853989
OCLC Number: 967018932
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xiii, 288 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Tea as a religious and cultural commodity in traditional China --
The early history of tea : myth and reality --
Buddhism and tea during the Tang Dynasty --
Tea poetry in Tang China --
The patron saint of tea : religious aspects of the life and work of Lu Yu --
Tea : invigorating the body, mind, and society in the Song Dynasty --
Tea comes to Japan : Eisai's Kissa yojoki --
Religion and culture in the tea economy of late imperial China --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: James A. Benn.

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Explores the contours of religious and cultural transformation in traditional China from the point of view of an everyday commodity. The work traces the development of tea drinking from its mythical  Read more...

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