The Book Of Tea: Okakura Kakuzo
Publish date: 2011
Publisher: Benjamin Press
Pages no: 104
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Food And Drink
, Asian Literature
, Japanese Literature
A good book about the history of tea.
I started reading this book as I'd read somewhere that this is one of the greatest tea classics of all times, not that I knew what a TEA CLASSIC is. In the Indian society, it is a cultural norm to offer tea to guests and visitors. It is quite a tradition that is being followed since ages. So when I ...
This book was just wonderful. It discusses the history of teaism in Asia (mainly Japan but also China). It’s written in a very poetic and philosophical manner. Not only does the book talk about tea, it also talks about how tea has influenced Japanese culture, especially Japanese cuisine, clothing, l...
Great introductory book into the "art of tea" from an Asian perspective.