Written by Dorothea Johnson with forwards by James Norwood Pratt and Jennifer Petersen. This contemporary resource unravels the system of rules for the ritualized exchange of courtesies at a tea gathering so you can enjoy its amenities with confidence. Dorothea will help you avoid those embarrassing tea faux pas. Forget about all those raised pinkies tea time can be gracious without being pretentious. Topics Included: Tea History, Tea Tales, Hosting an Afternoon Tea at Home, Guest Duties at a Social Tea, Going Out to Tea, Business Etiquette and Tea, Making Introductions, Brewing Tea, Tea and Health, and Tea Recipes. Over 100 illustrations.