In this podcast, James Beattie from the Centre for Science in Society, Victoria University of Wellington, examines the connection between Muslim merchants, Kublai Khan’s Mongol dynasty, opium running, blue and white porcelain, and New Zealand.
The talk and recording was made as part of the History and Historical Research Unit Public Seminar, 4 June 2015, University of Waikato.
For a downloadable version, click HERE
For more information, see: Beattie, J. (2016). China on a plate: A willow pattern garden realized. Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes, 36(1), 17-31. doi:10.1080/14601176.2015.1076664