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Robben Island, South Africa

Author: Infobase,; Global Screen (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Global Screen, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2001] ©2001 2017.
Series: Treasures of the World: Sub-Saharan Africa.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Robben Island was used at various times between the 17th and 20th centuries as a prison, a hospital for socially unacceptable groups and a military base. Its buildings, particularly those of the late 20th century such as the maximum security prison for political prisoners, witness the triumph of democracy and freedom over oppression and racism.
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Genre/Form: History
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; Global Screen (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1042142174
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by Global Screen, 2001.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on October 12, 2017.
Title from distributor's description
Target Audience: 9 - 12
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (12 min., 32 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Robben Island, South Africa (12:32);
Series Title: Treasures of the World: Sub-Saharan Africa.
Responsibility: Global Screen.

Abstract:

Robben Island was used at various times between the 17th and 20th centuries as a prison, a hospital for socially unacceptable groups and a military base. Its buildings, particularly those of the late 20th century such as the maximum security prison for political prisoners, witness the triumph of democracy and freedom over oppression and racism.

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