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Wonders of the African world [videorecording] /
with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nicola Colton, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio.
edition
Standard version.
imprint
[Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2004.
description
3 videodiscs (ca. 330 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
0793697069
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2004.
isbn
0793697069
publisher #
WOAF600
contents note
[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.
credits note
Executive producer Jonathan Hewes ; series producer, Ben Goold.
general note
"PBS home video"--Container.
DVD special feature: six exclusive musical performances not seen in the original PBS broadcast.
Letterboxed.
Narrator's book of the same title published in 1999.
Videodisc release of 1998 productions.
performer
Narrator/guide: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
abstract
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.
language note
Closed-captioned.
catalogue key
8700482
technical details
DVD.

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