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The Illustrated Book of Chinese Tea

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The Illustrated Book of Chinese Tea

Author: Wang Jianrong and Guo Danying
Order No. 1092
ISBN -13: 9781931907897
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Homa & Sekey Books
Pub Year: 2013
Language: English
Size: 7 x 9
Page: 202
Price: $29.95. You pay only $23.96 (after 20% discount).

China is the first country to plant, produce and drink tea. Now, tea has been used for medical, eating and drinking purposes. In the process of being produced, processed and appreciated, tea has interacted with politics, economy, religion, philosophy, literature and art, which gradually helped form the diverse and distinctive Chinese tea culture. The Chinese tea culture has been greatly enriched since Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism were blended into it.

The Illustrated Book of Chinese Tea discusses the origin and development of Chinese tea culture, tea and folk customs, tea and economic and cultural exchanges between China and foreign countries, the relationship of Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism and Chinese tea culture. It also provides the basics of Chinese tea and ways to appreciate Chinese tea.

Mr. Wang Jianrong, curator and research fellow of China National Tea Museum, has been engaged in tea culture researches and museum management for years. He has authored books including On Chinese Tea, Appreciation of One Hundred Teapots, Illustrated Book of Chinese Tea Culture, Probe into Longjing Tea of the West Lake, Encyclopedia of the Art of Tea, among others. He is also deputy executive associate editor of China’s Tea magazine and deputy secretary-general of China International Tea Culture Institute.

Ms. Guo Danying, director of the Exhibition Department and research fellow of China National Tea Museum, has been devoted to tea culture researches for many years. Her works include On Chinese Tea, Illustrated Book of Ancient Chinese Tea Sets, The Art of Tea in China, Illustrated Book of Chinese Tea Culture, etc. She has also published over thirty articles on tea culture.


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