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L&S C30T Lec23 - L&S C30T Drugs in the Brain Lecture 23:...

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L&S C30T Drugs in the Brain Lecture 23: Tea Tea Camellia sinensis Green teas unfermented Black teas fermented Carl von Linne / Linnaeus (Sweden, 1707-1778) Thought green teas and black teas were from different plants Tea history Written records of tea consumption in China date back 3000 years Ritual consumption, tea ceremonies Tea consumption flourished in Buddhist temples and monasteries Probably introduced into Japan by Buddhist monks ~1000 years ago Ritual tea ceremony became even more highly developed in Japan Unknown in Europe until the 1500s Stories about drinking “hot water” in the Orient Brought to Portugal from Japan in 1580 Tea became increasingly popular in Europe in the 1600s Supplied by the Dutch East India Company Dutch purchased tea from China with gold and silver Spice wars fighting between England and Holland Dutch East India Company Formerly established in 1602 In the 1600s, the richest company in the world At its peak, employed 20,000 sailors, 10,000 soldiers, and 50,000 civilians British East India Company Formally established in 1600 Began to establish a strong presence in India in the early 1600s Captured most of the European tea trade market during the 1700s and 1800s Tea grown in India and sold in Europe and America Tea grown in India and sold in Europe and America
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course C 30T taught by Professor Presti during the Spring '08 term at Berkeley.

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