A Garden on a Plate: Willow Pattern Design and World History

image004In 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 realizedStudies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes36(1), 17-31. doi:10.1080/14601176.2015.1076664

 

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