The trouble with tea : the politics of consumption in the eighteenth-century global economy

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Author: Merritt, Jane T
Language: English
Physical Description: xii, 212 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781421421520 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781421421537 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1421421526 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1421421534 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017.
Series: Studies in early American economy and society from the Library Company of Philadelphia.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: consumer revolutions
  • The English commercial empire expands
  • The rise of a "tea-fac'd generation"
  • Politicizing American consumption
  • The global dimensions of the American tea crisis
  • Repatriating tea in revolutionary America
  • Chinese tea and American commercial independence
  • Conclusion.