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Discovering China : Chinese Tea - Ling Yun

Discovering China

Chinese Tea

By: Ling Yun

Hardcover

Published: 10th September 2010
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$22.40

With over 120 stunning color photographs and illustrations, Chinese Tea is an exploration of this treasured beverage in China.

An excellent companion for those who have an interest in Chinese tea and its rich traditions. Learn about the history of Chinese tea, the 10 most popular Chinese teas and the philosophies and wisdom behind drinking tea. This book introduces the delicately crafted art of the tea ceremony, and the etiquette of drinking tea at a traditional tea house. It also teaches the reader how to prepare Chinese tea at home, along with touching upon the health benefits of tea.

Chinese Tea offers:

  • A practical guide to the most popular Chinese teas, and an overview of the utensils used to brew the perfuect cup of tea
  • An introduction to the Tao of Chinese Tea
  • An explanation of the art of tea, which shows how tea drinking can be regarded as a representation of the oriental culture
  • The health benefits of drinking tea

  • ..".this small book is packed full of information including health benefits of tea. It is the perfect book to see the history of tea and its uses in China. It also goes through the various types of tea and the most popular in China." --Crafty Moms Share blog

    Forewordp. 6
    History and Customsp. 8
    10 Most Popular Chinese Teasp. 18
    Tea Setsp. 46
    Tea Art and Ceremoniesp. 68
    The Spirit of the Chinese Tao of Teap. 86
    The Health Benefitsp. 95
    Bibliographyp. 110
    Dynasties in Chinese Historyp. 111
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    ISBN: 9781602201064
    ISBN-10: 1602201064
    Series: Discovering China
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 111
    Published: 10th September 2010
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.61  x 1.27
    Weight (kg): 0.34