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Africa's Great Civilisations

  • Season 1
  • 6 episodes
  • Education

Summary

Henry Louis Gates Jr takes a new look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century.

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Episode 2: The Cross and the Crescent

Summary

Henry Louis Gates Jr reveals how Christianity and Islam reshaped the landscape and people of Africa between the first and 12th centuries AD and for hundreds of years to come.

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Credits

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PresenterHenry Louis Gates Jr

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DirectorVirginia Quinn
DirectorMark Bates
DirectorKaren McGann
Executive producerVirginia Quinn
Series producerGraeme Hart
WriterHenry Louis Gates Jr

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  • Episode 2

    The Cross and the Crescent

    Summary

    Henry Louis Gates Jr reveals how Christianity and Islam reshaped the landscape and people of Africa between the first and 12th centuries AD and for hundreds of years to come.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    PresenterHenry Louis Gates Jr

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorVirginia Quinn
    DirectorMark Bates
    DirectorKaren McGann
    Executive producerVirginia Quinn
    Series producerGraeme Hart
    WriterHenry Louis Gates Jr
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