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text For all the tea in China : how England stole the world's favorite drink and changed history

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Rose's remarkable account follows the journey of Robert Fortune, a Scottish gardener, who was deployed by the British East India Company to steal China's tea secrets in 1848. This thrilling narrative combines history, geography, and old-fashioned adventure.

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Prologue -- Min River, China, 1845 -- East India House, City of London, 12 January 1848 -- Chelsea Physic Garden, 7 May 1848 -- Shanghai to Hangzhou, September 1848 -- Zhejiang Province near Hangzhou, October 1848 -- A green tea factory, Yangtze R... Read more
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Viking 2010

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