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Wonders of the African world. / [Disc 1]

Author: Ben GooldHenry Louis GatesNick GodwinHelena AppioWall to Wall Television.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary presents Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on a journey from Zanzibar to Timbuktu, the Nile River Valley to Great Zimbabwe, the slave coast of Guinea to the medieval monasteries of Ethiopia in search of the lost wonders of the African world.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Goold; Henry Louis Gates; Nick Godwin; Helena Appio; Wall to Wall Television.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); ITEL (Firm); PBS Home Video.
OCLC Number: 54685027
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS in 1998.
Performer(s): Narrator/guide: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Description: 1 videodiscs (ca. 110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Black kingdoms of the Nile ; The Swahili coast.
Other Titles: Black kingdoms of the Nile.
Swahili coast.
Responsibility: Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; series producer, Ben Goold ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio.

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This documentary presents Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on a journey from Zanzibar to Timbuktu, the Nile River Valley to Great Zimbabwe, the slave coast of Guinea to the medieval monasteries of Ethiopia in search of the lost wonders of the African world.

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