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In his new 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.
Complex trade networks and advanced educational institutions transform north and west Africa.
Africa's ancient cities such as Kilwa, Great Zimbabwe and Benin City, attract new European interest.
The impact of the Atlantic trading world.
Revolutionary movements of the 18th and early 19th centuries; 19th-century Africa and uncolonized Ethiopia.
Henry Louis Gates Jr.(Host)
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