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The Black kingdoms of the Nile ; The Swahili coast

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.Nicola ColtonNick GodwinBen GooldJonathan HewesAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [1999] ©1999.
Series: Wonders of the African world.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. travels through Egypt and Sudan in search of the ancient civilization of Nubia. In the second segment, Gates travels along the coast of Kenya and Tanzania to the island of Zanzibar in search of the origins of Swahili heritage.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Nicola Colton; Nick Godwin; Ben Goold; Jonathan Hewes; Wall to Wall Television,; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Home Video,
ISBN: 0780628667 9780780628663 0780628659 9780780628656
OCLC Number: 43463216
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS.
Running time on container: approximately 120 minutes.
Credits: Series producer, Ben Goold ; executive producer Jonathan Hewes.
Performer(s): Narrator/guide: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Description: 1 videocassette (107 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Black kingdoms of the Nile --
The Swahili coast.
Series Title: Wonders of the African world.
Responsibility: Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; directors, Nicola Colton, Nick Godwin ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. travels through Egypt and Sudan in search of the ancient civilization of Nubia. In the second segment, Gates travels along the coast of Kenya and Tanzania to the island of Zanzibar in search of the origins of Swahili heritage.

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