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The Resource For all the tea in China : how England stole the world's favorite drink and changed history, Sarah Rose

For all the tea in China : how England stole the world's favorite drink and changed history, Sarah Rose

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For all the tea in China : how England stole the world's favorite drink and changed history
Title
For all the tea in China
Title remainder
how England stole the world's favorite drink and changed history
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Sarah Rose
Title variation
For all the tea in China
Title variation remainder
how England stole the worlds favorite drink and changed history
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rose's remarkable account follows the journey of Robert Fortune, a Scottish gardener, who was deployed by the British East India Company to steal China's tea secrets in 1848. This thrilling narrative combines history, geography, and old-fashioned adventure
Summary
An account of mid-19th-century botanist Robert Fortune's mission to travel to China's remote Wu Yi Shan hills to steal closely guarded secrets of tea horticulture and manufacturing describes his encounters with pirates, threatening weather and unethical people
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Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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348170
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DLC
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Rose, Sarah
Dewey number
382/.413720941
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Tea trade
  • Tea trade
  • Tea
  • Tea
  • Fortune, Robert
  • Spies
  • Business intelligence
  • East India Company
  • China
  • Himalaya Mountains
Target audience
adult
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how England stole the world's favorite drink and changed history
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For all the tea in China : how England stole the world's favorite drink and changed history, Sarah Rose
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Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 2009, with title For all the tea in China : espionage, empire, and the secret formula for the world's favourite drink
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-254) and index
Contents
Prologue -- Min River, China, 1845 -- East India House, City of London, January 12, 1848 -- Chelsea Physic Garden, May 7, 1848 -- Shanghai to Hangzhou, September 1848 -- Zhejiang Province near Hangzhou, October 1848 -- A green tea factory, Yangtze River, October 1848 -- House of Wang, Anhui Province, November 1848 -- Shanghai at the Lunar New Year, January 1849 -- Calcutta Botanic Garden, March 1849 -- Saharanpur, North-West Provinces, June 1849 -- Ningbo to Bohea, the Great Tea Road, May and June 1849 -- Bohea, July 1849 -- Pucheng, September 1849 -- Shanghai, Autumn 1849 -- Shanghai, February 1851 -- Himalayan Mountains, May 1851 -- Royal Small Arms Factory, Enfield Lock, 1852 -- Tea for the Victorians -- Fortune's story
Control code
ocn430052042
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 261 p.
Isbn
9780670021529
Lccn
2009041482
System control number
(OCoLC)430052042
Label
For all the tea in China : how England stole the world's favorite drink and changed history, Sarah Rose
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 2009, with title For all the tea in China : espionage, empire, and the secret formula for the world's favourite drink
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-254) and index
Contents
Prologue -- Min River, China, 1845 -- East India House, City of London, January 12, 1848 -- Chelsea Physic Garden, May 7, 1848 -- Shanghai to Hangzhou, September 1848 -- Zhejiang Province near Hangzhou, October 1848 -- A green tea factory, Yangtze River, October 1848 -- House of Wang, Anhui Province, November 1848 -- Shanghai at the Lunar New Year, January 1849 -- Calcutta Botanic Garden, March 1849 -- Saharanpur, North-West Provinces, June 1849 -- Ningbo to Bohea, the Great Tea Road, May and June 1849 -- Bohea, July 1849 -- Pucheng, September 1849 -- Shanghai, Autumn 1849 -- Shanghai, February 1851 -- Himalayan Mountains, May 1851 -- Royal Small Arms Factory, Enfield Lock, 1852 -- Tea for the Victorians -- Fortune's story
Control code
ocn430052042
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 261 p.
Isbn
9780670021529
Lccn
2009041482
System control number
(OCoLC)430052042

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