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Wonders of the African world

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.Nick 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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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
History
Nonfiction television programs
Travelogues (Television programs)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Nick Godwin; Helena Appio; Ben Goold; Wall to Wall Television.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0780628659 9780780628656 0780628667 9780780628663 0780628675 9780780628670 0780628683 9780780628687 0793632714 9780793632718
OCLC Number: 42811483
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Narrator's book of the same title published in 1999.
Originally broadcast on PBS in 1998.
Credits: Executive producer Jonathan Hewes; series producer, Ben Goold ; directors, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio.
Performer(s): Narrator/guide: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Description: 3 videocassettes (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: [tape 1] Black kingdoms of the Nile ; The Swahili coast --
[tape 2] The slave kingdoms ; The Holy Land --
[tape 3] The road to Timbuktu ; Lost cities of the South.
Responsibility: Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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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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