Tea and the Tea-Table in Eighteenth-Century England

1st Edition

Ben Dew

Published July 1, 2010
Reference - 1424 Pages
ISBN 9781781445983 - CAT# YE67499

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This four-volume, reset collection takes as its starting point the earliest substantial descriptions of tea as a commodity in the mid-seventeenth century, and ends in the early nineteenth century with two key events: the discovery of tea plants in Assam in 1823, and the dissolution of the East India Company’s monopoly on the tea trade in 1833.

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