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- DescriptionFrom its origins as a distinct set of ritualised practices in the sixteenth century to its international expansion in the twentieth, tea culture has had a major impact on artistic production, conisseurship, etiquette, food, design and more recently, on tions of Japaneseness. The authors dispel the myths around the development of tea practice, dispute the fiction of the dominance of aesthetics over politics in tea, and demonstrate that writing history has always been an integral part of tea culture.
- Author BiographyMorgan Pitelka is Assistant Professor of Asian Studies at Occidental College, Los Angeles, specializing the cultural history of pre-modern Japan.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication22/03/2007
- SubjectRegional History
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Weight408 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Edited byMorgan Pitelka
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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