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HST 311W: Tea in History and Art : Background/Secondary Sources

Spring 2020

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Searching for "tea" brings up a variety of articles related to tea taxation, the Boston Tea party, and many others. As you're searching, consider what other words you can add to focus your search. Consider: 

tea trade

tea AND (manners OR customs OR etiquette) 

tea AND culture 

tea consumption 

tea AND sugar 

tea AND porcelain 

These are just a few ideas to get you started. As you search, pay attention to the words that the authors or the database are using to describe the concept that you are interested in, and use those to guide your search. 

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