Tea and the tea-table in eighteenth-century England

Markman Ellis, R. Coulton, Benjamin Richard Dew (Editor), M. Mauger

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This four-volume collection takes as its starting point the earliest substantial descriptions of tea as a commodity in the mid-17th century, and ends in the early 19th 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.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages402
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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