Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Names: Driem, George van, 1957- author.
Title: The tale of tea : a comprehensive history of tea from prehistoric times to the present day / by George van Driem.
Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill,  | Includes bibliographical references and index.
Identifiers: LCCN 2018056513 (print) | LCCN 2018060004 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004393608 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004386259 (hardback : alk. paper)
Subjects: LCSH: Tea–History. | Tea–Social aspects. | Tea trade–History.
Classification: LCC GT2905 (ebook) | LCC GT2905 .D75 2019 (print) | DDC 394.1/5–dc23
LC record available at https://lccn.loc.gov/2018056513
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