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Wonders of the African world. Pt. 1 Black kingdoms of the Nile ; The Swahili coast : with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Author: Henry Louis GatesNick GodwinHelena AppioBen GooldWall to Wall Television.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Documentary film presents Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on the 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: Closed captioning
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates; Nick Godwin; Helena Appio; Ben Goold; Wall to Wall Television.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); British Broadcasting Corporation.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0780628667 9780780628663 0780628659 9780780628656
OCLC Number: 63158289
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Part 1 of a 3 part series.
Originally broadcast in 1998.
Credits: Writer Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; series producer, Ben Goold ; executive producer Jonathan Hewes.
Performer(s): Henry Louis Gates, Jr., narrator.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Black kingdoms of the Nile.
Swahili Coast.
Responsibility: Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio.

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"Documentary film presents Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on the 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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