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Wonders of the African world. / Pt. 1-2

Author: Henry Louis GatesBen GooldNicola ColtonNick GodwinWall to Wall Television.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. visits Africa's rich history forgotten by the outside world. Part 1: Gates embarks on an epic journey through Egypt and Sudan in search of Nubia, an ancient African civilization which once rivaled Egypt. Part 2: On travels along the coast of Kenya and Tanzania to the legendary island of Zanzibar, Gates investigates the intriguing historical puzzle: Who are the  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates; Ben Goold; Nicola Colton; Nick Godwin; Wall to Wall Television.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0780628667 9780780628663
OCLC Number: 80936758
Notes: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Volume numbers from box.
Credits: Series producer, Ben Goold ; directors, Nicola Colton, Nick Godwin.
Performer(s): Narrator: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: pt. 1. Black kingdoms of the Nile. --
pt. 2. The Swahili coast.
Other Titles: Black kingdoms of the Nile.
Swahili coast.
Responsibility: Wall to Wall Television for PBS ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. visits Africa's rich history forgotten by the outside world. Part 1: Gates embarks on an epic journey through Egypt and Sudan in search of Nubia, an ancient African civilization which once rivaled Egypt. Part 2: On travels along the coast of Kenya and Tanzania to the legendary island of Zanzibar, Gates investigates the intriguing historical puzzle: Who are the Swahili people?

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