ISBN 9788174369291,The Story Of Tea

The Story Of Tea


Roli Books



Roli Books

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788174369291

ISBN-10 8174369295

Paper Back

Number of Pages 112 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

Today, tea is consumed by about one-half of the worlds population. Legend has it that tea originated in China about 5,000 years ago. The earliest reference to tea that scholars give credence to was found in 350 BC in the Era Ya, an ancient Chinese dictionary. The Story of Tea traces the history, myths and rituals of growing and drinking tea from the tea gardens of China to the roadside dhabas of India ? its all here for the reader to discover. This book deals not only with the planting and manufacturing of tea, but its tasting and blending, its sale by auction and marketing in branded packaged form, with a special reference to Brooke Bond India, and more .... The Story of Tea makes for interesting reading.
About the Author: E Jaiwant Paul
E. Jaiwant Paul is a man of varied interests, having authored five other books: By My Sword and Shield: Traditional Weapons of the Indian Warrior, Baji Rao: The Warrior Peshwa, Har Dayal: The Great Revolutionary, Rani of Jhansi: Lakshmi Bai, and Unforgettable Maharajas. A hardcore corporate, he initially worked for Hindustan Lever and was later a director of Brook Bond India for several years. Thereafter, he headed the National Mineral Water Company in Muscat. Apart from collecting weapons, he is a keen cricketer and tennis player. His lifelong interest in arms and armour springs from the fact that his father as well as his grandfather served in the Princely States, where swords and daggers were part of everyday attire. He lives in Delhi and serves as a director of a few companies.