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Wonders of the African world. : [Programs 5-6], The road to Timbuktu, Lost cities in the south with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Author: Henry Louis GatesNicola ColtonNick GodwinWall to Wall Television.British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 1999]
Edition/Format:   Video   Visual material   Computer File : English
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. travels through Mali, following ancient trade routes from the goldmines of the south to the legendary city on the shores of the Sahara desert, in search of the forgotten libraries of Timbuktu. In the second segment, Lost cities in the south, Gates travels from South Africa to Zimbabwe, exploring a thousand-year-old city kept from public view for seventy years and heads for the medieval stone  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
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 Video.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
OCLC Number: 122268358
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1999.
Performer(s): Narrator/guide: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Description: 1 streaming video file (106 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., col.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; Online video system requirements: QuickTime 7 player (or equivalent).
Other Titles: Lost cities in the south.
Wonders of the African world: The road to Timbuktu
Wonders of the African world: Lost cities in the south
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 Mali, following ancient trade routes from the goldmines of the south to the legendary city on the shores of the Sahara desert, in search of the forgotten libraries of Timbuktu. In the second segment, Lost cities in the south, Gates travels from South Africa to Zimbabwe, exploring a thousand-year-old city kept from public view for seventy years and heads for the medieval stone citadel of Great Zimbabwe.

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