The East is a Podcast

A critical lens on the history of the present on West Asia and North Africa. Interviews with experts and archival mashups. Created by Sina Rahmani (twitter: @urorientalist)

http://www.eastpodcast.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 47m. Bisher sind 421 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 3 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 13 days 22 hours 4 minutes

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