Item Details

Africa's Great Civilizations—Part 1: Origins

PBS
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Journey with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to Kenya, Egypt and beyond as he discovers the origins of man, the formation of early human societies and the creation of significant cultural and scientific achievements on the African continent.
Release Date
2017
Run Time
52 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 - 12
Notes
  • Originally released by PBS, 2017.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on November 06, 2017.
Series
Africa's Great Civilizations
Contents
Introduction: Africa's Great Civilizations— Part 1: Origins (5:12); Humanity's Beginning (3:49); Migrating Out of Africa (5:22); Changing Ecosystems (3:12); Migrating to the Nile Valley (4:10); Ancient Egypt (3:03); Great Pyramid of Giza (3:08); Kingdom of Kush (4:58); Controlling the Gold Trade (4:06); Regaining Independence (3:21); Across Africa (4:49); Iron Use in Egypt (6:45); Credits: Africa's Great Civilizations—Part 1: Origins (0:44); Nubia and West Africa (16:54); Kingdom of Kush and the Gold Trade (9:08)
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : PBS, [2017]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2017.
Publisher no.
  • 144350 Infobase
  • [144349]s Infobase
Access Restriction
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Description
1 online resource (1 video file (52 min., 51 sec)) : sound, color.
Streaming video file.
System requirements: Films On Demand platform.
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