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The slave kingdoms ; The holy land

Author: Henry Louis GatesNicola ColtonNick GodwinWall to Wall Television.British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, ©1999.
Series: Wonders of the African world.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. travels through the old kingdoms of Asante and Dahomey in Ghana and Benin to learn the real story of the transatlantic slave trade. In the second segment Gates travels to Ethiopia to investigate the history of Christianity in the ancient civilization.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Films for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates; Nicola Colton; Nick Godwin; Wall to Wall Television.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0780628675 9780780628670 0780628659 9780780628656
OCLC Number: 43463212
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS.
Running time on container: approx. 120 minutes.
Credits: Camera, Graham Smith ; editors, Renée Edwards, Trevor Williamson ; music, Koo Nimo [and others].
Performer(s): Narrator/guide: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Description: 1 videocassette (107 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: The slave kingdoms (54 min.) --
The holy land (53 min.).
Series Title: Wonders of the African world.
Other Titles: Holy land
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 the old kingdoms of Asante and Dahomey in Ghana and Benin to learn the real story of the transatlantic slave trade. In the second segment Gates travels to Ethiopia to investigate the history of Christianity in the ancient civilization.

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