Deco Retro

Wednesday, 11 March, 2020

Joanna Boileau: Starch work by experts

In this Deco Retro episode Phillippa interviews freelance historian Joanna Boileau about her book "Starch Work By Experts: Chinese Laundries in Aotearoa New Zealand". Joanna was commissioned to research and write the book by the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust.

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