Japanese tea culture : art, history, and practice /

From its origins as a distinct set of ritualised practices in the sixteenth century to its international expansion in the twentieth, tea culture has had a major impact on artistic production, connoisseurship, etiquette, food, design and more recently, on notions of Japaneseness. The authors dispel t...

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Other Authors: Pitelka, Morgan, 1972- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London : Routledge, 2003.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication page; Contents; List of figures; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction to Japanese tea culture; 1 Commerce, politics, and tea: the career of Imai Sōkyū (1520-1593); 2 The transformation of tea practice in sixteenth-century Japan; 3 Shopping for pots in Momoyama Japan; 4 Sen Kōshin Sosa (1613-1672): writing tea history; 5 Karamono for sencha: transformations in the taste for Chinese art; 6 Tea of the warrior in the late Tokugawa period; 7 Rikyū has left the tea room: national cinema interrogates the anecdotal legend.
  • 8 Tea records: kaiki and oboegaki in contemporary Japanese tea practiceSelect bibliography; Index.