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For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World’s Favorite Drink and Changed History

In Criminal Theft of Trade Secrets, Other Cases of Interest on August 9, 2010 at 4:13 pm
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Sarah Rose recently published a well-received book on one of the Western world’s greatest trade secret thefts called For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World’s Favorite Drink and Changed History.  Ms. Rose discusses how the British government plotted to and then did steal tea plants from China, successfully transplanting them in India, making the British Empire less reliant on trade with China.

You can read an interview here.  And you can purchase the book on Amazon.

By CHARLES H. JUNG

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