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Africans in America. / [v.1], The terrible transformation

Author: Orlando BagwellSusan BellowsSteve FayerAngela BassettWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)All authors
Publisher: Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation ; [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Video [distributor], ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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This episode examines the origins of one of the largest forced human migrations in recorded history. After the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619, the British colonies laid the groundwork for a system of racial slavery, which generated profits that ensured the colonies' growth and survival.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Orlando Bagwell; Susan Bellows; Steve Fayer; Angela Bassett; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Video.
ISBN: 1578071445 9781578071449
OCLC Number: 319912176
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS October 19, 1998.
"1450-1750"--Container.
Credits: Writer, Steve Fayer ; associate producer, Patricia Garcia Rios ; editor, Charles Scott ; music score, Bernice Johnson Reagon ; director of photography, Michael Chin.
Performer(s): Narrator: Angela Bassett.
Description: 1 videocassette (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Terrible transformation
Responsibility: produced by WGBH Boston ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell, Susan Bellows.

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This episode examines the origins of one of the largest forced human migrations in recorded history. After the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619, the British colonies laid the groundwork for a system of racial slavery, which generated profits that ensured the colonies' growth and survival.

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