Hey all! Sorry for the long hiatus. I’ve been working away on a really cool project that I’m entitling Nomads and Empires. This is a podcast that will chart the history of the Eurasian steppe, including cultures like the Scythians, the Avars, the Dzungars, and so on. As such, I…
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As I was pouring through a few primary sources on Ottoman history, I discovered something rather peculiar. Off in a lonely corner of the Internet was a…
I was listening to an episode of the History of Byzantium podcast (specifically Episode 57 – Why did the Arabs win? Part 2: In the Shadow of the Sword…
I was recently watching a video by the channel LangFocus on Mexican Spanish and an incredibly interesting point was raised. Apparently, a significant…
Full disclosure: The following set of ramblings is part of a longer form piece that I hopefully will complete in audio form. I will then post the script…
Welcome to The Caravanserai by me, Edwin Tran. Political junkie person. Works in: Encyclopedia Geopolitica, International Review, Caspian Report, Small…

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