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The Roots of African Civilization

The Roots of African Civilization

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The Roots of African Civilization


This exceptional video introduces your students to the civilizations of Africa before the Europeans arrived and the slave trade began. The program incorporates historical images, beautiful artwork, and interviews with experts on African art, culture, and history, to provide a fascinating look at the peoples and civilizations of pre-colonial West Africa.

Teacher's guide includes script, learning objectives, reproducible activities, and bibliography.

Additional Information

Subject SOCIAL STUDIES, Ancient Civilizations, World History
Publisher Knowledge Unlimited
Publication Year 1996
ISBN 1-55933-206-9
Running Time 25 min.
Professional Reviews What they are saying...
  • "The video . . . conveys the richness and vastness of the pre-colonial West African civilization." - School Library Journal
  • "An enlightening overview. . . . the video draws links to the historic and contemporary African American experience and invites further investigation of African history." - Booklist

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