The Book of Tea

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Kodansha International, 1989 - Japanese tea ceremony - 160 pages
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User Review  - jen.e.moore - LibraryThing

Not actually about tea as much as it's about the way the tradition of the tea-house influenced the Japanese aesthetic. Interesting, touching - and not a terrible introduction to Zen, either. Read full review

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User Review  - AndrewBlackman - LibraryThing

This is a delightful book, written about 100 years ago, about the tea ceremony, its spiritual roots and its influence on Japanese culture. The writer traces the roots of the tea ceremony in Taoism and ... Read full review

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