The Resource Africa's greatest civilizations, (evideo)

Africa's greatest civilizations, (evideo)

Label
Africa's greatest civilizations
Title
Africa's greatest civilizations
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his six-hour series, Africa's Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a new look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. This is a breathtaking and personal journey through two hundred thousand years of history, from the origins, on the African continent, of art, writing, and civilization itself, through the millennia in which Africa and Africans shaped not only their own rich civilizations, but also the wider world. Professor Gates travels the length and breadth of Africa to chronicle the continent's history from a firmly African perspective. His journey takes him from the city of Great Zimbabwe, to the pyramids of Meroe, and the spectacular rock-hewn churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia. The epic story that he tells is full of surprises and unexpected connections, helping us to appreciate the collective and individual genius of Africans who, across thousands of years, built civilizations and empires, fought wars, established great cities, furthered and spread learning, and created some of the most sublime art and architecture in human history
Cataloging source
Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed by Mark Bates
Intended audience
Rated TVPG
PerformerNote
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
Runtime
360
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Africa
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Africa's greatest civilizations, (evideo)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Episode 2
  • The Cross and the Cresent
  • Episode 6
  • Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations
  • Episode 5
  • The Atlantic Age
  • Episode 4
  • Cities
  • Episode 1
  • Origins
  • Episode 3
  • Empires of Gold
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (6 video files (approximately 360 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11924722
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11924722
System control number
MWT11924722
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Africa's greatest civilizations, (evideo)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Episode 2
  • The Cross and the Cresent
  • Episode 6
  • Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations
  • Episode 5
  • The Atlantic Age
  • Episode 4
  • Cities
  • Episode 1
  • Origins
  • Episode 3
  • Empires of Gold
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (6 video files (approximately 360 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11924722
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11924722
System control number
MWT11924722
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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