Africa: Shaped by the Past DVD

Discovery Education

$59.95 $69.95
SKU: DC775791
Format: DVD
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Copyright: 2004

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Africa's long history dates back to the dawn of man, and the past strongly influences the lives of Africans today. Segments present the stories of several different regions.
  • Life on the River: Explores the source of Egypt's ancient civilization and the site of modern-day fellaheen who live on the Nile.
  • The Fabric of African Society: Looks back on the history of weaving in Africa and its ties to tribal customs.
  • Sunken City: Takes students on an underwater expedition to the submerged city of ancient Alexandria.
  • Africa's Slave Trade: Documents thousands of years when African rulers traded in slavery.
  • Apartheid's Legacy: Analyzes how South Africa's oppressive policy of apartheid affected all its citizens, even after it ended.