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The story of a continent Africa

Author: Basil DavidsonAndrew HarriesJohn PercivalMitchell Beazley Television.RM Arts (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [Chicago] : Home Vision [distributor], ©1984.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Gives a history of Africa from many locations showing life as it is today plus archive film and dramatized reconstructions. Discusses the major struggles for African independence and looks at the post-colonial Africa of today. Includes interviews with several African statesmen.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Basil Davidson; Andrew Harries; John Percival; Mitchell Beazley Television.; RM Arts (Firm); Channel Four (Great Britain); Home Vision (Firm)
ISBN: 078001104X 9780780011045 0780011058 9780780011052 0780011066 9780780011069 0780011074 9780780011076
OCLC Number: 43252839
Credits: Photography, Ivan Strasburg ; film editor, Martin Walsh ; series consultant, Christopher Ralling.
Description: 4 videocassettes (228 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: [pts. 1. & 2.] Different but equal ; Mastering a continent --
[pts. 3 & 4.] Caravans of gold ; Kings and cities --
[pts. 5 & 6.] The Bible and the gun ; This magnificent African cake --
[pts. 7 & 8.] The rise of nationalism ; The legacy.
Other Titles: Different but equal.
Mastering a continent.
Caravans of gold.
Kings and cities.
Bible and the gun.
This magnificent african cake.
Rise of nationalism.
Legacy.
Responsibility: written and presented by Basil Davidson ; director, Andrew Harries [and] John Percival ; a Mitchell Beazley Television, RM Arts, Channel Four co-production, in association with the Nigerian Television Authority.

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Gives a history of Africa from many locations showing life as it is today plus archive film and dramatized reconstructions. Discusses the major struggles for African independence and looks at the post-colonial Africa of today. Includes interviews with several African statesmen.

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