A Treatise on Foreign Teas


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(5 stars; 2 reviews)

What would England be without tea? It is difficult to imagine, but there was a time in which tea was not quite as ubiquitous in Europe as it is today. This 1780 treatise contains some interesting observations on how tea was prepared at the time, and what the benefits of tea were described to be. - Summary by Carolin (2 hr 28 min)

Chapters

Advertisements 3:55 Read by Larry Wilson
Introduction 8:39 Read by bpgower98
Essay on Teas 19:54 Read by Jamie Todd
The Manner of Using 35:17 Read by Jamie Todd
Preparation 4:31 Read by jenno
Manner of Using 7:36 Read by jenno
Effects 12:13 Read by jenno
Advertisements 4:50 Read by BettyB
Dr. Solander's Tea, part 1 25:41 Read by BettyB
Dr. Solander's Tea, part 2 26:11 Read by Kathleen Moore

Reviews

(5 stars)

So this is basically a 1790s version of an infomercial - quite interesting!