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Wonders of the African world [videorecording] / Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL
DVDs DVDs | Distributed by PBS Home Video | c2004 | Full screen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 960 W pt.1-3)
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Imprint
[Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2004.
Edition
Full screen version.
Descript
3 videodiscs (ca. 330 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Performer
Narrator/guide: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Credits
Written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nicola Colton, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio ; executive producer Jonathan Hewes ; series producer, Ben Goold.
Note
Originally produced as a television documentary in 1998.
Based on the book of the same title by Jenry Louis Gates, Jr.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
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.
Contents
Disc 1. Black kingdoms of the Nile ; The Swahili coast -- Disc 2. The slave kingdoms ; The Holy Land -- Disc 3. The road to Timbuktu ; Lost cities of the South.
Note
Special features: six exclusive musical performances not seen in the PBS broadcast.
Local Note
MW, 7-08(rpl)
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ISBN
0793697069
9780793697069
ISBN/ISSN
841887002073
Music #
WOAF600 PBS Home Video
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