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The Book of Tea (Paperback)
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The Book of Tea (Paperback)

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Paperback 112 Pages / Published: 30/09/2010
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For a generation adjusting painfully to the demands of a modern industrial and commercial society, Asia came to represent an alternative vision of the good life: aesthetically austere, socially aristocratic, and imbued with spirituality. The Book of Tea was originally written in English and sought to address the inchoate yearnings of disaffected Westerners. In a flash of inspiration, Okakura saw that the formal tea party as practiced in New England was a distant cousin of the Japanese tea ceremony, and that East and West had thus "met in the tea-cup."

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141191843
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 89 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 6 mm

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“The Book of Tea”

This booklet is more of an essay on Japanese culture as a whole than on the tea ceremony alone. It not only describes the context and symbolism of the Japanese tea ceremony but also delves into the history behind it... More

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