The Tale of Tea. A Comprehensive History of Tea from Prehistoric Times to the Present Day

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The Tale of Tea. A Comprehensive History of Tea from Prehistoric Times to the Present Day

Table of contents :
‎Contents......Page nb0004.djvu
‎Preface......Page nb0009.djvu
‎Figures......Page nb0010.djvu
‎A Brief Ethnolinguistic Preamble......Page nb0019.djvu
‎Varieties of Tea Tree and Some Close Relatives......Page nb0031.djvu
‎The Original Tea Emerges from the Mists of Time......Page nb0037.djvu
‎An Ancient Trans-Himalayan Root Denoting Tea......Page nb0040.djvu
‎An Ancient Austroasiatic Root Denoting Tea......Page nb0043.djvu
‎Fermented Eatable Tea Becomes Fermented Drinkable Tea......Page nb0052.djvu
‎Old and New Tea Etyma in the Original Tea Homeland......Page nb0055.djvu
‎Shrouded behind the Veil of Writing......Page nb0057.djvu
‎The Chinese Characters tú 荼 and chá 茶......Page nb0061.djvu
‎From the Hàn Dynasty to the Suí Dynasty......Page nb0064.djvu
‎Tea Becomes Fashionable in the Táng......Page nb0071.djvu
‎A Tea Sage Is Discovered under a Stone Bridge......Page nb0072.djvu
‎The Tea Sage Becomes a Man......Page nb0074.djvu
‎Lù Yǔ’s Tea Treatise and His Old Age......Page nb0076.djvu
‎Tea and the Water with Which It Is Made......Page nb0079.djvu
‎The Blossoming of Tea Culture and Porcelain......Page nb0081.djvu
‎Tibet Takes to Tea in the Táng......Page nb0092.djvu
‎Tea Is Taxed by the Táng......Page nb0096.djvu
‎The Sòng under Siege......Page nb0097.djvu
‎The Sophistication of the Sòng......Page nb0102.djvu
‎Chinese Tea Culture Blossoms Anew in the Míng......Page nb0113.djvu
‎A ilha formosa......Page nb0119.djvu
‎The Manchu and the Colours of the Chinese Rainbow......Page nb0129.djvu
‎Chinese Green Teas......Page nb0137.djvu
‎White Teas and Albino Cultivars......Page nb0143.djvu
‎Chinese Yellow Teas......Page nb0146.djvu
‎Blue Teas, Swarthy Dragon and Rock Teas......Page nb0147.djvu
‎Chinese Red Teas......Page nb0151.djvu
‎Chinese Fermented or Dark Teas......Page nb0156.djvu
‎Scented Teas, Herbal Infusions, Punch and Cocktails......Page nb0165.djvu
‎Tea Comes to the Land of the Rising Sun......Page nb0172.djvu
‎Tea Comes to Japan yet Again......Page nb0174.djvu
‎Buddhist Monastery Tea Rituals......Page nb0184.djvu
‎Tea Tasting Competitions and Bawdy Bazaars......Page nb0186.djvu
‎Nōami Takes Tea from the Tea Pavilion into a Domestic Setting......Page nb0188.djvu
‎An Oasis of Calm in a Troubled Time......Page nb0191.djvu
‎Jōō Picks up Where Jukō Left Off......Page nb0196.djvu
‎Sen no Rikyū......Page nb0198.djvu
‎Tea Schools Arising through the Seven Disciples......Page nb0204.djvu
‎Tea Schools through Family Descent......Page nb0208.djvu
‎The Tea Ceremony Fossilises......Page nb0213.djvu
‎The Manufacture of matcha and tencha......Page nb0215.djvu
‎Japanese Parched Green Tea or kamairi cha......Page nb0218.djvu
‎Sencha, shincha and bancha......Page nb0223.djvu
‎Kabusecha, gyokuro and the Flavour umami......Page nb0230.djvu
‎Miscellaneous Other Types of Japanese Tea......Page nb0237.djvu
‎Japanese Tea Culture Travels Abroad......Page nb0239.djvu
‎Japanese Tea Cultivars and Tea Production......Page nb0241.djvu
‎Innovations and Nostalgic Retentions in Japanese Tea......Page nb0244.djvu
‎A Non-Japanese Drink with a Japanese Name......Page nb0247.djvu
‎Tea Reaches the Korean Peninsula......Page nb0248.djvu
‎The Renaissance of Korean Tea......Page nb0252.djvu
‎Getting into Hot Water......Page nb0256.djvu
‎Tea by way of the Silk Route......Page nb0263.djvu
‎Setting Sail for Cipangu......Page nb0267.djvu
‎A Surprise Welcome......Page nb0274.djvu
‎Silk and Silver Rather Than Tea......Page nb0277.djvu
‎Uma chávena de chá......Page nb0283.djvu
‎The Tea Ceremony, Oolong Tea and Saying Mass......Page nb0287.djvu
‎More Reports of the Tea Ceremony......Page nb0291.djvu
‎Ricci and Rodrigues......Page nb0297.djvu
‎Jewels of the East......Page nb0301.djvu
‎A Dutchman in Goa and a Landlubber in Bordeaux......Page nb0308.djvu
‎The Birth of Capitalism......Page nb0313.djvu
‎Amor vincit omnia......Page nb0317.djvu
‎The Japanese Word Is Replaced by the Hokkien Word......Page nb0325.djvu
‎Tea Comes into Vogue in the Low Countries......Page nb0330.djvu
‎A Dutch Doctor Prescribes Tea and a Portuguese Jesuit Admires Eastern Mores......Page nb0339.djvu
‎A More Famous Dutch Physician Prescribes Tea and Tea at the Siamese Court......Page nb0342.djvu
‎A Third Dutch Doctor Extols the Virtues of Tea......Page nb0350.djvu
‎A Milanese Jesuit in Cochin China......Page nb0352.djvu
‎A French Jesuit Binges on Tea in Tonkin......Page nb0353.djvu
‎An Italian Jesuit from Hángzhōu and a French Priest from Siam......Page nb0359.djvu
‎Taking Tea a Hundred Times a Day......Page nb0363.djvu
‎A Dutch Preacher in Ceylon and the East Indies......Page nb0366.djvu
‎Tea and the Travels of Tavernier......Page nb0369.djvu
‎The Baroque Dutch Spelling of a Hokkien Word......Page nb0373.djvu
‎A Persian Interlude......Page nb0378.djvu
‎Tea as a Plant Species......Page nb0386.djvu
‎The English Take to Tea......Page nb0403.djvu
‎Yet Another Influential Dutch Tea Doctor......Page nb0412.djvu
‎The First Anglo-Dutch War......Page nb0422.djvu
‎The Second Anglo-Dutch War......Page nb0430.djvu
‎The Third Anglo-Dutch War......Page nb0441.djvu
‎The Catherine Myth......Page nb0445.djvu
‎France, French Tea and Tea with Milk......Page nb0448.djvu
‎On Taking Sugar in One’s Tea......Page nb0450.djvu
‎The New Tradition of English Afternoon Tea......Page nb0455.djvu
‎Government Greed and the Changing English Taste for Tea......Page nb0463.djvu
‎Early Types of Tea Imported to Europe......Page nb0468.djvu
‎Tea to the Barbary Coast......Page nb0477.djvu
‎The First Tidings of Coffee Reach Europe......Page nb0482.djvu
‎The Coffee Homeland in the Kingdom of Caffa......Page nb0488.djvu
‎Coffee Is Adopted in Arabia and Then in Turkey......Page nb0491.djvu
‎Tidings of Coffee Are Sent to Italy......Page nb0496.djvu
‎Antique Oral Tradition vs. Modern Myth......Page nb0500.djvu
‎Islamic Apologetics on behalf of Coffee......Page nb0503.djvu
‎The English First Take to Coffee and Then the Dutch......Page nb0505.djvu
‎The Wine of the Sufis Becomes a Global Commodity......Page nb0510.djvu
‎Coffee Comes to Vienna, Whilst Fashions Change in the West......Page nb0514.djvu
‎Good to the Last Dropping......Page nb0517.djvu
‎Europeans Discover the Drink of the Aztecs and the Mayans......Page nb0520.djvu
‎Cacao Comes to Europe and Asia......Page nb0534.djvu
‎Modern Cacao and Chocolate Are Invented......Page nb0542.djvu
‎The Rise of Canton and the Downturn in the Dutch Tea Trade......Page nb0550.djvu
‎English Ascendancy in the Tea Trade......Page nb0557.djvu
‎Silver for Tea......Page nb0561.djvu
‎Gender, Tea Gardens and Tea Dances......Page nb0566.djvu
‎Tea and Taxes......Page nb0578.djvu
‎Extraterritorial Taxation and the Boston Tea Party......Page nb0581.djvu
‎Ideological Legacy of the Boston Tea Party......Page nb0590.djvu
‎A Threepence on a Pound of Tea and International Law......Page nb0598.djvu
‎Scrambling for the Exits as a Re-enactment of the Boston Tea Party......Page nb0602.djvu
‎The Surveillance State and the Tea Party......Page nb0606.djvu
‎The Illusion of Democratic Choice......Page nb0611.djvu
‎Tea Looks for a New Home and Chaos Erupts in Europe......Page nb0617.djvu
‎Opium for Tea......Page nb0621.djvu
‎The Treaty of Paris and the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War......Page nb0622.djvu
‎The Napoleonic Threat Prompts Strategic Realignments in the East......Page nb0625.djvu
‎More Reshuffling in the East......Page nb0630.djvu
‎The Path to War......Page nb0631.djvu
‎The First Opium War......Page nb0632.djvu
‎Tea Plantations in the Dutch East Indies......Page nb0636.djvu
‎Botanical Confusion......Page nb0640.djvu
‎Tea Plantations in British India......Page nb0643.djvu
‎Meanwhile in Sikkim, the Duars and Nepal......Page nb0649.djvu
‎Opium Clippers and Tea......Page nb0666.djvu
‎British Espionage in the Middle Kingdom......Page nb0668.djvu
‎The Great Paradigm Shift in Global Tea Consumption......Page nb0676.djvu
‎The Second Opium War and the Tàipíng Rebellion......Page nb0686.djvu
‎The Opium Wars and India......Page nb0688.djvu
‎Meanwhile in Russia......Page nb0691.djvu
‎Orthodox Tea and the Invention of Brown Tea......Page nb0696.djvu
‎Coffee Serendipitously Gives Way to Tea......Page nb0703.djvu
‎Sir Thomas Lipton......Page nb0708.djvu
‎Iced Tea, Tea Bags and Orwellian Tea......Page nb0710.djvu
‎Germany and Denmark......Page nb0716.djvu
‎Terroir, Microbiome and Epigenetic Effects......Page nb0719.djvu
‎Madagascar, the Mascarenes and the Seychelles......Page nb0721.djvu
‎The Azores and Brazil......Page nb0731.djvu
‎French Tea Cuisine and Other New Trends......Page nb0736.djvu
‎Thailand and Laos......Page nb0743.djvu
‎Tea Comes to the Malay Peninsula......Page nb0745.djvu
‎Mozambique, Homeland of Yasuke......Page nb0747.djvu
‎A Colony on the Cape Becomes South Africa......Page nb0748.djvu
‎The Dutch East Indies Become Indonesia......Page nb0749.djvu
‎From French Indochina to Vietnam......Page nb0751.djvu
‎Georgia and the Russian Empire......Page nb0753.djvu
‎Iran and the Persian Gulf......Page nb0758.djvu
‎The Rise and Fall and Rise and Fall of Azeri Tea......Page nb0759.djvu
‎Turkey Converts from Coffee to Tea......Page nb0761.djvu
‎Zimbabwe, Malawi and Zambia......Page nb0763.djvu
‎From a Colony under Wilhelm ii to Tanzania......Page nb0764.djvu
‎The East Africa Protectorate Becomes Kenya......Page nb0765.djvu
‎Cameroun, Nigeria, Rwanda and Burundi......Page nb0767.djvu
‎Across the Continent of South America......Page nb0768.djvu
‎Tea in South Carolina......Page nb0769.djvu
‎Late Bloomers of the Pacific......Page nb0770.djvu
‎From Kew Gardens to Cornwall......Page nb0771.djvu
‎Swiss Tea in the Ticino......Page nb0772.djvu
‎Tea in the Dragon Kingdom......Page nb0773.djvu
‎Bohemia and Moravia Take to Tea......Page nb0775.djvu
‎Dutch Tea in the Age of Vertical Farming......Page nb0776.djvu
‎Caffeine......Page nb0778.djvu
‎From Teaism to Theanine......Page nb0783.djvu
‎Vitamin P......Page nb0786.djvu
‎Catechins and Tannins......Page nb0788.djvu
‎Theaflavins and Thearubigins......Page nb0794.djvu
‎Tea and Cancer......Page nb0797.djvu
‎Tea, Obesity and Diabetes......Page nb0811.djvu
‎Tea, Cardiac Health, Allergies and Immunity......Page nb0817.djvu
‎Tea and Cognition......Page nb0822.djvu
‎Tea, the Kidneys and the Liver......Page nb0825.djvu
‎Bottled Tea Drinks, Bubble Tea and Other New Trends......Page nb0828.djvu
‎Factors Affecting Fragrance......Page nb0843.djvu
‎Sustainable Tea Cultivation......Page nb0853.djvu
‎Assailants of the Tea Plant......Page nb0857.djvu
‎Physical Tea Pest Control......Page nb0860.djvu
‎In Pursuit of Environmentally Friendly Biological Warfare......Page nb0861.djvu
‎Tea Tree Diseases and Some Therapies......Page nb0867.djvu
‎Consumer Protection, Labyrinths of Red Tape and Global Dangers......Page nb0870.djvu
‎Index......Page nb0883.djvu

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