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A Thirst For Empire

Pub Date : 2017-09-05 | Author : Erika Rappaport | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400884858
ISBN 13 : 1400884853

How the global tea industry influenced the international economy and the rise of mass consumerism Tea has been one of the most popular commodities in the world. Over centuries, pro..


A Thirst For Empire

Pub Date : 2017-08-29 | Author : Erika Rappaport | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0691167117
ISBN 13 : 9780691167114

Tea has been one of the most popular commodities in the world. Over centuries, profits from its growth and sales funded wars and fueled colonization, and its cultivation brought ab..


Death Of An Addict

Pub Date : 2009-01-01 | Author : Roy Moxham | Publisher : Robinson Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1845297474
ISBN 13 : 9781845297473

From the plantation to the breakfast table--the stimulating history of the world's obsession with tea from its first discovery in China to the present day. Moxham first became fasc..



Empire Of Signs

Pub Date : 1983-09-01 | Author : Roland Barthes | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0374522073
ISBN 13 : 9780374522070

An analysis of the culture of Japan includes discussions of haiku, cooking, Zen Buddhism, the custom of bowing, and the layout of cities..


Empire Of Booze

Pub Date : 2016-11-03 | Author : Henry Jeffreys | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781783522255
ISBN 13 : 1783522259

From renowned booze correspondent Henry Jeffreys comes this full-bodied and rich history of Britain and the Empire, told through the improbable but true stories of how the world’..


Empire Of Cotton

Pub Date : 2015-11-10 | Author : Sven Beckert | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780375713965
ISBN 13 : 0375713964

"The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality in the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism. Sven Beckert's rich, fascinatin..