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The Resource Africa's great civilizations, Episode 1, Origins, a film by McGree Media, Inkwell Films & Kunhardt Film in association with Nutopia ; series producer, Graeme Hart ; produced and directed by Virginia Quinn ; with Henry Louis Gates Jr

Africa's great civilizations, Episode 1, Origins, a film by McGree Media, Inkwell Films & Kunhardt Film in association with Nutopia ; series producer, Graeme Hart ; produced and directed by Virginia Quinn ; with Henry Louis Gates Jr

Label
Africa's great civilizations, Episode 1, Origins
Title
Africa's great civilizations
Title number
Episode 1
Title part
Origins
Statement of responsibility
a film by McGree Media, Inkwell Films & Kunhardt Film in association with Nutopia ; series producer, Graeme Hart ; produced and directed by Virginia Quinn ; with Henry Louis Gates Jr
Contributor
Director
Host
Producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. introduces viewers to the African continent through a series of expansive views and myth-busting revelations. His six-hour exploration of the African past begins at the origins of human existence. Through anthropological and scientific discoveries viewers learn that Africa is the genetic home of all currently living humanity. Only between 80,000 and 50,000 years ago did some of humanity's common ancestors leave the continent to spread across the rest of the world. These great African migrations culminated in the diverse global peoples and societies that viewers know today. Beginning with this great revelation, Gates then traces the roots of agriculture, writing, artistic expression, and iron working to their birthplaces on the continent
Cataloging source
ALSTP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Host, Henry Louis Gates Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Quinn, Virginia
  • Hart, Graeme
  • Bates, Martin
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • McGee Media (Firm)
  • Inkwell Films (Firm)
  • Kunhardt Films (Firm)
  • Nutopia (Firm)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Runtime
53
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Civilization
  • Africa
Target audience
adult
Technique
unknown
Label
Africa's great civilizations, Episode 1, Origins, a film by McGree Media, Inkwell Films & Kunhardt Film in association with Nutopia ; series producer, Graeme Hart ; produced and directed by Virginia Quinn ; with Henry Louis Gates Jr
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Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 05, 2018)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (53 min.)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • v
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1030727955
  • (OCoLC)on1030727955
Video recording format
other
Label
Africa's great civilizations, Episode 1, Origins, a film by McGree Media, Inkwell Films & Kunhardt Film in association with Nutopia ; series producer, Graeme Hart ; produced and directed by Virginia Quinn ; with Henry Louis Gates Jr
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 05, 2018)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (53 min.)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • v
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1030727955
  • (OCoLC)on1030727955
Video recording format
other

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