Africa's Great Civilisations

Cities

Series 1 - Episode 4 Cities

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Summary

Henry Louis Gates Jr looks at the powerful, cosmopolitan cities that dotted Africa at the time when Europe was in its Middle Ages. From 1000 to 1600, commerce, wealth and prosperity expanded across Africa, building new cities and founding new powerful states that mark this golden age.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Henry Louis Gates Jr
Director Virginia Quinn
Director Mark Bates
Director Karen McGann
Writer Henry Louis Gates Jr
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