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名字:瓊斯史迪芬Steven R. Jones, 網址: http://teaarts.blogspot.com/

10/11/2007

"The Book of Korean Tea",fresh new book

The Book of Korean Tea A Guide to the History, Culture and Philosophy of Korean Tea and The Tea Ceremony" is a pioneering and excellent cultural guide about Korea, Korean tea and Korean tea ceremonies. The history, culture, philosophy, tea and tea ceremony are marvelously woven together to capture the true spirit of the Korean tea culture. This book details the origin and development of the Korean tea culture by referencing historical archives and documents such as the History of the Three Kingdoms, the Memorabilia of the Three Kingdoms, and the Official History of the Goryeo Dynasty. For tea enthusiasts around the world, this book features more than eighty pictures and photos of ancient Korean art works and tea utensils, which visually and authentically capture and represent the beauty, sophistication and spirit of Korea s tea culture and history. Elaborate procedures and sophistication of Korean tea ceremony are illustrated, and the influences of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism in shaping the unique Korean tea philosophy are thoughtfully captured. For the first time in history, the complete texts of the Korean tea classics, and are interpreted in English and included in this book. In this enjoyable reading, one can savor the beauty of Korean tea, the joy of tea drinking, and the peaceful immersion into the gentleness of the Korean tea ceremony. It is a must read for tea enthusiasts and tea practitioners around the world. The author artfully captures the beauty, philosophy and joy of Korea s tea culture and tea ceremonies. His insightful interpretation of the most important writings of the Korean tea culture and Korean tea classics makes this reading a must for understanding Korean tea, its tea culture and tea philosophy. About the AuthorMr. Yoo is a Senior Advisor to the Myung Won Cultural Foundation, and a Contributing Writer for "The World of Tea", the leading tea culture magazine in Korea. Mr. Yoo has researched, written and lectured about the Korean tea culture and tea ceremonies, and has held speaking and cultural engagements around the world. For his contribution in raising awareness of Korean tea culture and Korean tea around the world, Mr. Yoo was awarded the 2005 Hadong Grand Contribution Award for Regional Tea Industry and Cultural Development in Korea. Mr. Yoo frequently travels around the world including the United States, Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, China, and Europe
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