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The Africans: A Triple Heritage : A Commentary

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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.
DVD
2006; 1986
Clemons (Stacks)
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Africa

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Gives a history of Africa from many locations showing life as it is today plus archive film and dramatized reconstructions. Traces the medieval gold trade from Africa to India, China and Italy. Then, to explore the ways in which African kingdoms functioned, Davidson visits Kano in Nigeria, where a king still holds court in his 15th century palace, and ancient rituals continue to command the respect of the people.
VHS
1997; 1984
Ivy (By Request)
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Wonders of the African World

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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.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)