Biography of Tea

Biography of Tea

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Item #: 022269
ISBN: 9780778725299
Grades: 3-6

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Tea holds rank as the second most popular drink in the world (after water) and is among the few crops that have built cultures and moved nations. There is so much more to tea than being iced! Did you know that you can get green, black and oolong tea all from the same plant? Through info-packed, concise text and full-color drawings and photographs, sections cover tea's geography, history, popularity growth and processing methods across the world. Types, flavorings, health applications and the culture of tea throughout the centuries are also discussed. This book would help build a unit study or supplement a food or plant science class. Or just enjoy it with a good cup of tea! Includes a brief glossary and index. 8 ¼" x 11", 32 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

Publisher Description:

How could a relaxing cup of tea become a symbol of revolution? This fascinating new book relates the thousands-year-old history of tea and its sometimes tumultuous trade. The first book on tea was published in China in 800 A.D. Since that time, people have been boiling and steeping the leaves of plants all over the world. Find out how different teas are grown, harvested, and sold and how the trade of tea has changed the world. Topics include

teas importance in ancient China and Japan

the European tea craze of the 1600s and the beginnings of the European tea trade

the practice of holding afternoon tea

teahouses, gardens, Russian tea, tea dances and tea taxes

tea and the American Revolution

merchant companies and China tea clippers

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Primary Subject
Science
Grade Start
3
Grade End
6
ISBN
9780778725299
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Crabtree Publishing Company
Weight
0.4 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.25" x 0.12"
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needed for 1st grade memoria press, Library is closed.
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needed for 1st grade memoria press, Library is closed.
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