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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, (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, (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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Godwin, Nick
  • Appio, Helena
  • Goold, Ben
  • Wall to Wall Television
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
330
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Narrator's book of the same title published in 1999
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 1998
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lost cities of the South
  • [disc 1]
  • Black kingdoms of the Nile
  • The Swahili coast
  • [disc 2]
  • The slave kingdoms
  • The Holy Land
  • [disc 3]
  • The road to Timbuktu
Control code
ocm54032930
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs [approximately 330 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
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
  • 842150
  • (Sirsi) o54032930
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, (videorecording)
Distribution
Note
  • Narrator's book of the same title published in 1999
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 1998
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lost cities of the South
  • [disc 1]
  • Black kingdoms of the Nile
  • The Swahili coast
  • [disc 2]
  • The slave kingdoms
  • The Holy Land
  • [disc 3]
  • The road to Timbuktu
Control code
ocm54032930
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs [approximately 330 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
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
  • 842150
  • (Sirsi) o54032930
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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