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Black hephaistos : exploring culture and science in African iron working

Author: Ann Flynn; Nicholas David; University of Calgary. Department of Communications Media.
Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, Canada : The Department, 1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ajofa reinacts the process of smelting iron, a three-thousand year-old traditional skill in the Mandara Highlands of Cameroon. Observation of the process and its products provides insight into the history of this technology.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Flynn; Nicholas David; University of Calgary. Department of Communications Media.
OCLC Number: 34511547
Credits: Director, Nicholas David ; script, Nicholas David, David Killick.
Performer(s): Ann Flynn.
Description: 1 videocassette (48 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Exploring culture and science in African iron working
Responsibility: the University of Calgary, Department of Communications Media.

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Ajofa reinacts the process of smelting iron, a three-thousand year-old traditional skill in the Mandara Highlands of Cameroon. Observation of the process and its products provides insight into the history of this technology.

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