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The Resource Wonders of the African world, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio, (DVD videorecording)

Wonders of the African world, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Wonders of the African world
Title
Wonders of the African world
Statement of responsibility
Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
REC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producer Jonathan Hewes; series producer, Ben Goold
Dewey number
960
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator/guide: Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Runtime
330
Technique
live action
Label
Wonders of the African world, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Narrator's book of the same title published in 1999
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 1998
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (DVD)(330 min.)
Isbn
9780780646018
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054900620
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
B9006
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
587756
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wonders of the African world, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio, (DVD videorecording)
Distribution
Note
  • Narrator's book of the same title published in 1999
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 1998
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (DVD)(330 min.)
Isbn
9780780646018
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054900620
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
B9006
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
587756
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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