Africa's great civilizations

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PBS,
Pub. Date:
?2017.
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Widescreen edition.
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English
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The expansive history of Africa and its global influences are explored in this comprehensive documentary series from PBS featuring Henry Louis Gates. ~ Meghan Cook, Rovi
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display_description Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a new look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. This is a breathtaking and personal journey through two hundred thousand years of history, from the origins, on the African continent, of art, writing, and civilization itself, through the millennia in which Africa and Africans shaped not only their own rich civilizations, but also the wider world. Professor Gates travels the length and breadth of Africa to chronicle the continent's history from a firmly African perspective. His journey takes him from the city of Great Zimbabwe, to the pyramids of Meroe, and the spectacular rock-hewn churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia. The epic story that he tells is full of surprises and unexpected connections, helping us to appreciate the collective and individual genius of Africans who, across thousands of years, built civilizations and empires, fought wars, established great cities, furthered and spread learning, and created some of the most sublime art and architecture in human history.
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subject_facet Africa -- Civilization, Africa -- History, Documentary television programs, Historical television programs, Video recordings for people with visual disabilities, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_display Africa's great civilizations
title_full Africa's great civilizations [dvd] / with Henry Louis Gates Jr. ; series producer, Graeme Hart ; a production of McGee Media, Inkwell Films, Kunhardt Films and WETA Washington, D.C., in asociation with Nutopia Limited
title_short Africa's great civilizations
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