Michael Backman speaking about the Malay World – A Podcast Produced by Asia House

Listen here to Michael Backman in conversation about the Malay world – its impact on world commerce and art – with Juan de Lara of Asia House.

This is an Asia House production.

“In one of our most exciting podcasts to date, gallerist, economist and author Michael Backman reveals the importance of the Malay world in the history of economy, business and trade, and discusses how its far-reaching influence and interactions impacted on global art history.”


A Malay niello betel or tobacco box with a red-stained, gold & gold filigree cover.