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Tea in China : a religious and cultural history / James A. Benn
Bib ID 6850733
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Benn, James A., 1964- author
 
Description Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2015] 
xiii, 288 pages ; 23 cm 
ISBN 0824839633 (hardcover)
0824839641 (paperback alkaline paper)
9780824839635 (hardcover)
9780824839642 (paperback alkaline paper)
Full contents
  • Tea as a religious and cultural commodity in traditional China
  • The early history of tea: myth and reality
  • Buddhism and tea during the Tang Dynasty
  • Tea poetry in Tang China
  • The patron saint of tea: religious aspects of the life and work of Lu Yu
  • Tea: invigorating the body, mind, and society in the Song Dynasty
  • Tea comes to Japan: Eisai's Kissa yojoki
  • Religion and culture in the tea economy of late imperial China
  • Conclusions.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Tea in literature.  |  Tea -- Social aspects -- China.  |  Tea -- China -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.

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