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“El Ministerio del Tiempo” Review

El Ministerio del Tiempo (The Ministry of Time) is a Spanish television series produced by TVE that began its run last week. The show is surprisingly well done for a locally produced Spanish series, and fills an interesting niche of … Continue reading

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Historical Oddities: Hasekura Tsunenaga

During the Age of Sail, many European merchants went on long expeditions to the East Indies to establish trade and bring back the lucrative spices that would make them rich. This resulted in a large expansion and creation of trade … Continue reading

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Historical Oddities: The Castilian Inheritance

Often times, luck has a big effect in determining what direction history goes. A sudden storm can change the outcome of a battle. A decision by an explorer to take this path through the wilderness instead of that one can … Continue reading

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