Tea: Its Mystery and History


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Samuel Phillips Day traces the history of tea from Asia to England, exploring some of the romance of this treasured drink and its place in British culture. - Summary by Larry Wilson (1 hr 35 min)

Chapters

Introduction 8:15 Read by BettyB
Legendary Origin of the Plant 10:12 Read by BettyB
Introduction of Tea into England 10:01 Read by Kathleen Moore
Appreciation of the Leaf 4:07 Read by Kathleen Moore
The Plant Botanically Considered 10:25 Read by Ruth P.
History of the Tea Trade 9:21 Read by BettyB
The Colouring of the Leaf 3:34 Read by BettyB
Social Character of the Beverage 11:05 Read by Kathleen Moore
The “Drink of Health” 7:10 Read by Ruth P.
The Virtues of the Leaf 17:25 Read by Jennifer Fournier
A Cup of Tea 4:02 Read by BettyB