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The Africans [videorecording] : a triple heritage / a co-production of WETA-TV and BBC-TV ; producer, Peter Bate.

Publication:
S. Burlington, VT : Annenberg/CPB Project, [distributor], c1986.
Series:
Annenberg/CPB collection
Format/Description:
Video
9 videocassettes (60 min. ea.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 2 printed guides.
Subjects:
Africa -- Civilization.
Islam -- Africa -- History.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
Africa -- Economic conditions.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
A controversial examination of contemporary Africa in terms of its triple heritage: what is indigenous, what was contributed by Islam, and what was acquired from the West. Discusses present-day African economies, the African diaspora, particularly in North America, and the continued interest of the superpowers in Africa.
Contents:
1. The nature of a continent
2. A legacy of lifestyles
3. New gods
4. Tools of exploitation
5. New conflicts
6. In search of stability
7. A Garden of Eden in decay
8. A clash of cultures
9. Global Africa.
Participant:
Ali A. Mazrui.
Credits:
Written and presented by Ali A. Mazrui.
Notes:
Funded by the Annenberg/CPB Project.
Accompanied by a Viewer's guide (68 p.) and a Faculty guide (72 p.).
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Library's copy lacks viewer's guide.
Contributor:
Mazrui, Ali AlʼAmin. , Screenwriter
Bate, Peter. , Producer
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.) , Producer
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. , Producer
Annenberg/CPB Project.
Rosengarten Family Fund.
ISBN:
0030062136 (faculty guide)
OCLC:
23817612
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