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The Africans [videorecording]: A Triple Heritage : A Commentary

written and presented by Ali A. Mazrui ; a co-production of WETA-TV and BBC-TV
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
This series examines three major influences on the varied and complex continent of Africa, including indigenous heritage, Western culture, and the Islamic religion. Africa's geography, history, cultures, religions, and rich diversity are explored. Problems facing Africa, along with the causes, are also examined.
Release Date
1986
Run Time
540 min.
Language
English
Notes
Videodisc release of a 1986 documentary series on modern Africa.
Related Title
The nature of the continent.
A legacy of lifestyles.
New gods.
Tools of exploitation.
New conflicts.
In search of stability.
A Garden of Eden in decay?
A clash of cultures.
Global Africa.
Contents
  • Disc 1. Program 1: The nature of a continent ; Program 2: A legacy of lifestyles
  • Disc 2. Program 3: New gods ; Program 4: Tools of exploitation
  • Disc 3. Program 5: New conflicts ; Program 6: In search of stability
  • Disc 4. Program 7: A Garden of Eden in decay? ; Program 8: A clash of cultures
  • Disc 5. Program 9: Global Africa.
Credits
Produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation in cooperation with WETA-TV, Washington, D.C.
Published
[S. Burlington, Vt.] : Annenberg Media, [2006], c1986.
Description
5 videodiscs (ca. 540 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
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