Tea and the tea-table in eighteenth-century England

Markman Ellis, R. Coulton (Editor), Benjamin Dew (Editor), M. Mauger (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportBook


This four-volume collection takes as its starting point the earliest substantial descriptions of tea as a commodity in the mid-17th century, and ends in the early 19th century with two key events: the discovery of tea plants in Assam in 1823, and the dissolution of the East India Company's monopoly on the tea trade in 1833.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPickering & Chatto
Number of pages1424
ISBN (Print)1848930259
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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