The Book of Tea

The Book of Tea

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The Book of Tea was written by Okakura Kakuzo in the early 20th century. It was first published in 1906, and has since been republished many times.

In the book, Kakuzo introduces the term Teaism and how Tea has affected nearly every aspect of Japanese culture, thought, and life. The book is accessibile to Western audiences because Kakuzo was taught at a young age to speak English; and spoke it all his life, becoming proficient at communicating his thoughts to the… (more)

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Mon, 28 Jan 2008 19:00:22 +0100

Loved this book !
I'm addicted to tea, and learning about the history and traditions while sipping a cup of Luang Ching was fantastic.

Book Details  

Language: English

Published in: 1906

Word count: 17,952 words (≈ about 1 hour)


Copyright: Public Domain

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