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Castile, Rand, The Way of Tea. Weatherhill, New York and Tokyo, 1971. ISBN. 0834800594

Castile, Rand (ed), Chanoyu: Japanese Tea Ceremony. Japan House Gallery/Weatherhill, New York and  Tokyo, 1979

Faulkner, Rupert (ed), Tea: East & West. V&A Publications, London, 2003. ISBN. 1851773983

Faulkner, Rupert  Japanese Tea Ceramics in the V&A: Acquisitions of 1877.  V&A Album 4, 1985, pp.284-288

Graham, Patricia J., Tea of the Sages: The Art of Sencha. University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1998. ISBN. 0824820878

Guth, Christine M.E.,  Art, Tea and Industry; Masuda Takashi and the Mitsui Circle. Princeton University Press, 1993. ISBN. 0691032068

Hayashiya, S. & T. & Nakamura, M., Japanese Arts and the Tea Ceremony. Heibonsha Survey of Japanese Art No.15.  Weatherhill/Heibonsha, New York and Tokyo,  1974

Lee, Sherman E., Tea Taste in Japanese Art. Asia House Gallery, New York, 1963

Pitelka, Morgan, Japanese Tea Culture: Art, History and Practice. Routledge Curzon, London, 2003. ISBN. 0415296870

Sadler, A.L., Cha-No-Yu: The Japanese Tea Ceremony. Charles E. Tuttle, Rutland, Vermont and Tokyo, 1962

Sen, Soshitsu, The Japanese Way of Tea: From its Origins in China to Sen Rikyu. University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1998

Varley, Paul & Kumakura, Isao, Tea in Japan: Essays on the History of Chanoyu. University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1984

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Tea: East and West

Tea: East and West

This evocatively illustrated book tells the story of tea around the world, and celebrates its contribution, past and present, to civilized existence. …

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The Museum of Savage Beauty

The Museum of Savage Beauty interactive web feature explores the hidden stories and craftsmanship behind some of the most remarkable objects made by Alexander McQueen and his creative collaborators. Here the designer's iconic pieces are placed alongside historical objects from the V&A’s collections, which represent some of the many design traditions that inspired him.

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Event - What a Shoe Says! - Tour 1

Wed 09 September 2015 11:00–12:30

Who wore the long pointed shoe? Why did the chopine shoe cause such a stir? Who set the fashion for red heels? And what defines a slap sole shoe? Moving towards the modern day, Members will discover how industrialisation gave birth to massproduced footwear.

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