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Africa's Great Civilizations

Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations | Hour Six

Aired: 2017-03-02 03:00:0052:30 Expires: 03/30/17 Rating: NR

Explore the dynamism of 19th century Africa and the "scramble” for its riches.

In his six-hour series, Africa's Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. This is a breathtaking and personal journey through two hundred thousand years of history, from the origins, on the African continent, of art, writing and civilization itself across the millennia.

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