Africa's Great Civilisations

The Atlantic Age

Series 1 - Episode 5 The Atlantic Age

Friday 12:35am - 1:30am BBC Four
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Summary

Examining the tremendous changes wrought in Africa between the 15th and 18th centuries, including the seismic transformation as West African kingdoms encounter European mariners travelling farther and farther south along Africa's Atlantic coast.

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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