For All the Tea in China: Espionage, Empire and the Secret Formula for the World's Favourite Drink

Rose, Sarah

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Éditeur
Arrow Books Ltd
Pages
288
Parution
avril 2010
Format
Livre broché
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
198 × 129 × 18 cm
EAN
9780099493426
  • Résumé

Robert Fortune was a Scottish gardener, botanist, plant hunter - and industrial spy. In 1848, the East India Company engaged him to make a clandestine trip into the interior of China - territory forbidden to foreigners - to steal the closely guarded secrets of tea. This title presents Fortune's daring trip.
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