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The Afternoon Tea By Ni Bell
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Originally written in 2004, with the back drop of an English summer, and colorful characters, some not so English. The Afternoon Tea is a brief but amusing & charming read. The Afternoon Tea is... More > available for a limited time only as a free download.< Less
The Book of Tea By Kakuzo Okakura
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The Book of Tea (茶の本 Cha no Hon) by Okakura Kakuzō (1906), is a long essay linking the role of tea (teaism) to the aesthetic and cultural aspects of Japanese life. Addressed... More > to a western audience, it was originally written in English and is one of the great English tea classics. Okakura had been taught at a young age to speak English and was proficient at communicating his thoughts to the Western mind. In his book, he discusses such topics as Zen and Taoism, but also the secular aspects of tea and Japanese life. The book emphasizes how Teaism taught the Japanese many things; most importantly, simplicity. Kakuzō argues that this tea-induced simplicity affected art and architecture, and he was a long-time student of the visual arts. He ends the book with a chapter on Tea Masters, and spends some time talking about Sen no Rikyū and his contribution to the Japanese Tea Ceremony.< Less
The Book of Tea By Kakuzo Okakura
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The Book of Tea (Cha no Hon) by Okakura Kakuzō, is a long essay linking the role of tea (Teaism) to the aesthetic and cultural aspects of Japanese life. Addressed to a western audience, it was... More > originally written in English and is one of the great English Tea classics. Okakura had been taught at a young age to speak English and was proficient at communicating his thoughts to the Western mind. In his book, he discusses such topics as Zen and Taoism, but also the secular aspects of tea and Japanese life. The book emphasizes how Teaism taught the Japanese many things; most importantly, simplicity. Kakuzō argues that this tea-induced simplicity affected art and architecture, and he was a long-time student of the visual arts. He ends the book with a chapter on Tea Masters, and spends some time talking about Sen no Rikyū and his contribution to the Japanese Tea Ceremony.< Less
The Teas That Bind By J. C. Greenway
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The Teas That Bind is the first book from J. C. Greenway, an English writer based in Japan. It is a collection of posts first written for the website ten minutes hate about life in Japan before and... More > since the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011. It also includes a selection of emails, status updates and tweets from the days after the disaster and the following year, covering the writer's involvement in fundraising and volunteering efforts - along with plenty of new material - in an attempt to answer the question, 'what was it like?'< Less
The Book of Tea By Kakuzo Okakura
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When tea is more than a drink and the tea ceremony is understood and practiced to foster harmony in humanity, promote harmony with nature, discipline the mind, quiet the heart, and attain the purity... More > of enlightenment, the art of tea becomes teaism. It is a synthesis of Taoism, Zennism, and tea. It is likely that it alludes more to the Taoist influences on Zen, and subsequently the Chado, or the Japanese Tea Ceremony. In this sense tea is more than a drink and more than an art, it is integrated in the culture and the mind. The term Chinese:chadao or Japanese:chado in English is a difficult translation task. In most common use and easy to express translation is “tea ceremony”. A direct translation is “the way of tea” or “the way of tea”.< Less
The Book of Tea By Kakuzo Okakura
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The Book of Tea was written by Okakura Kakuzo in the early 20th century. It was first published in 1906, and has since been republished many times. In the book, Kakuzo introduces the term Teaism and... More > how Tea has affected nearly every aspect of Japanese culture, thought, and life. The book is accessibile to Western audiences because Kakuzo was taught at a young age to speak English; and spoke it all his life, becoming proficient at communicating his thoughts to the Western Mind. In his book, he discusses such topics as Zen and Taoism, but also the secular aspects of Tea and Japanese life. The book emphasises how Teaism taught the Japanese many things; most importantly, simplicity. Kakuzo argues that this tea-induced simplicity affected art and architecture, and he was a long-time student of the visual arts. He ends the book with a chapter on Tea Masters, and spends some time talking about Sen no Rikyu and his contribution to the Japanese Tea Ceremony.< Less
The Little Book of Tea By Elizabeth Fitzgerald Carter
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A sketchbook of studies of the English habit of afternoon tea.
Having Tea in New England By Jean M. Andrews
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A selection of tea rooms, tea menus and tea recipes for the best New England tea experience. Includes detailed information about 19 tea rooms in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont. Also... More > includes menus and authentic owner-supplied recipes for hosting a variety of your own tea parties: An Afternoon Tea, A Child's Victorian Birthday Tea, An English High Tea, A Fourth of July Picnic Tea and A Formal Silver Tea. 89 pages, 50 color photos.< Less
Tea-Table Talk By Jerome K. Jerome
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Jerome Klapka Jerome (2 May 1859 – 14 June 1927) was an English writer and humorist, best known for the comic travelogue Three Men in a Boat(1889). Other works include the essay collections... More > Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1886) and Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow; Three Men on the Bummel, a sequel to Three Men in a Boat; and several other novels-Wikipedia< Less
The Book of Tea: Illustrated By Okakura Kakuzo
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The Book of Tea: Illustrated, by Okakura Kakuzo (1919). A Japanese Harmony of Art Culture & The Simple Life. - Containing many illustrations in colour and in black and white. This little book... More > is illuminating in its revelation of the old world of Japanese thought and culture, with its reaction on Japanese daily life. It is not a translation, but was written in English. The author, the late Okakura Kakuzo, was one of theleaders in the movement which a generation ago set itself to stem the western invasion, spreading like a malaria over every field of intellectual activity and threatening to submerge entirely the ancient beautiful Japanese civilisation. The illustrations are chosen from our own National collections, and in the appendix will be found further details as to the Tea Ceremony and its various accessories.< Less