Forgotten histories from the Indian Ocean World / Scrolls & Leaves Podcast

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Trade Winds

Season 1 by Scrolls & Leaves

Presenting stories from the margins of science, cultures and history

At the turn of the 20th century, an Indian man is sent by British colonizers to Fiji as an indentured labourer. 70 years later, his grandson embarks on a desperate search for home.

7 such stories are part of Season 1 of Scrolls & Leaves. “Trade Winds” narrates how trade and migration across the Indian Ocean changed us. It spans 2,000 years and 5 nations.

Episode 2, "The Jewels of the Maharajas" tells the story of the meteoric rise and steep fall of Nader Shah, one of history's great military heroes

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About Scrolls & Leaves

Scrolls & Leaves is a world history show that tells stories of colonialism, science and cultures through the lens of the marginalized. A women-led indie production made in India in 3D-sound. It's received rave reviews -- "Inspiring" - Inside Podcasting / "Buckle up. The sound blew my socks off" - Bello Collective. Made in collaboration with the Archives at NCBS and the Yale University- Mellon Sawyer Seminar.