For All the Tea in China: Espionage, Empire, and the Secret Formula for the World's Favourite Drink
by Sarah Rose
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Robert Fortune was a Scottish gardener, botanist, plant hunter - and industrial spy. In 1848, the East India Company engaged him to make a ...

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  "Tea" by msharry (see profile) 04/16/12

Much more engaging than I thought it would be. This is a book I would never have read unless it had been a book club pick. The ethics of the Opium War, industrial espionage, and passing oneself off as Chinese by putting on a ponytail and clothes all lend themselves to good discussions.

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