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Africa's great civilizations

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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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auth_author2 Bates, Mark,
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
Goold, Ben,
Hart, Graeme (Television producer),
Howe, Tom, 1977-
Kunhardt, Peter W.
McGann, Karen,
McGee, Dyllan,
Quinn, Virginia,
Root, Jane, 1957-
author2-role Bates, Mark,television director,television producer.
Gates, Henry Louis,Jr.television producer,screenwriter,host.
Goold, Ben,television producer.
Hart, Graeme(Television producer),television producer.
Howe, Tom,1977-composer.
Inkwell Films (Firm),production company.
Kunhardt Films (Firm),production company.
Kunhardt, Peter W.television producer.
McGann, Karen,television director,television producer.
McGee Media (Firm),production company.
McGee, Dyllan,television producer.
Nutopia (Firm),production company.
PBS Distribution (Firm)publisher.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),broadcaster.
Quinn, Virginia,television director,television producer.
Root, Jane,1957-television producer.
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.),production company.
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display_description "Africa's Great Civilizations In his six-hour series, Africa's Great Civilizations, 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." -shoppbs.org
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ils:a1410757 DVD Movies English PBS Distribution, [2017] 2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
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subject_facet Africa -- Civilization
Africa -- History
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs -- United States
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 [videorecording (DVD)] / series producer, Graeme Hart ; a production of McGee Media, Inkwell Films, Kunhardt Films and WETA Washington, D.C., in asociation with Nutopia Limited ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; producer/directors, Mark Bates, Karen McGann and Virginia Quinn
title_short Africa's great civilizations
topic_facet Civilization
upc 841887031547