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Liquid jade : the story of tea from east to west
Hohenegger, Beatrice
Adult Nonfiction GT2905 .H65 2006

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Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Part 1 - From East...p. 1
Behind the Veils of Legend and Mythp. 3
The Tao of Teap. 9
Lu Yu, the Tea Sagep. 12
I Care Not a Jot for Immortal Life, but Only for the Taste of Teap. 18
Gloved Virgins at Dawnp. 22
Tea Bricks, Ox Blood, Horses, and Cashp. 27
The Guessing Gamep. 31
The Eyelids of Bodhidharmap. 36
Zen and the Tea Masters of Japanp. 40
Chanoyup. 49
Part 2 - Westp. 57
Foreign Devilsp. 59
The Impertinent Novelty of the Centuryp. 68
Garway's Slightly Skewed View on Tea and the Resulting Broadsidep. 73
The Penny Universitiesp. 77
The Revenge of the Fair Sexp. 82
Smuggling and Smouchp. 89
Sugar, Anyone?p. 98
Gin Lane, Tea Lanep. 103
The Porcelain Secretp. 110
The Willow and the Loversp. 116
A Large Cup of Tea for the Fishesp. 120
The Opium Factorp. 128
China Pried Openp. 137
The Tea Spy Who Came from the Westp. 145
The Wilds of Assamp. 153
Tea Tom and Mr. Taylorp. 161
Tea Clippers: A Race to the Endp. 169
Part 3 - Curiosities, Obscurities, Misnomers, and Factsp. 177
Tea and Tay, Ch'a and Chaip. 179
The Enigma of the Camelliap. 182
I Say High Tea, You Say Low Teap. 188
Milk in First?p. 191
The Accidental Inventors Part 1 - The Tea Bagp. 195
The Accidental Inventors Part 2 - Iced Teap. 198
What Color Is Your Tea?p. 200
The Mystery of Acronymsp. 205
The Tea Tasterp. 210
Like Water for Teap. 218
Tea Buzzp. 226
The 22,000 Virtues of Teap. 230
Part 4 - Tea Today: The People and the Earthp. 237
Two Leaves and a Budp. 239
A Fair Cupp. 248
Where the Birds Singp. 254
Singpho Teap. 262
Epiloguep. 271
Tea Meditation with Friendsp. 273
Appendix A - Chinese Dynasties and Japanese Chronological Periodsp. 277
Appendix B - Chinese Romanization-Wade-Giles to Pinyin Tablep. 278
Notesp. 283
Bibliographyp. 303
Indexp. 313

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