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The Africans : a triple heritage : a commentary

Author: Ali AlʼAmin Mazrui; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Annenberg Media.
Publisher: [South Burlington, VT] : Annenberg Media, [2000?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Take a journey to 16 African countries to examine major influences on this complex continent: indigenous heritage, Western culture, and the Islamic religion. This series explores in depth Africa's geography, history, cultures, and religions. Discover the rich diversity of Africa and confront the problems that have resulted from different forms of government"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ali AlʼAmin Mazrui; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Annenberg Media.
ISBN: 1576808173 9781576808177
OCLC Number: 155328549
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Warning: This DVD may not play on all DVD players.
Originally produced in 1986.
Credits: Editor, Jeff Shaw.
Performer(s): Host, Ali A. Mazrui.
Description: 5 videodiscs (540 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; NTSC.
Contents: Disc 1-2. 1. The nature of a continent ; 2. A legacy of lifestyles ; 3. New gods ; 4. Tools of exploitation --
Disc 3-5. 5. New conflicts ; 6. In search of stability ; 7. A garden of Eden in decay? ; 8. A clash of cultures ; 9. Global Africa.
Other Titles: Nature of a continent.
Legacy of lifestyles.
New gods.
Tools of exploitation.
New conflicts.
In search of stability.
Garden of Eden in decay?
Clash of cultures.
Global Africa.
Triple heritage
Responsibility: a co-production of WETA-TV and BBC-TV ; written and presented by Ali A. Mazrui.

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"Take a journey to 16 African countries to examine major influences on this complex continent: indigenous heritage, Western culture, and the Islamic religion. This series explores in depth Africa's geography, history, cultures, and religions. Discover the rich diversity of Africa and confront the problems that have resulted from different forms of government"--Container.

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