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The Resource The road to Timbuktu : Lost cities in the south, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; directors, Nicola Colton, Nick Godwin ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (videorecording)

The road to Timbuktu : Lost cities in the south, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; directors, Nicola Colton, Nick Godwin ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (videorecording)

Label
The road to Timbuktu : Lost cities in the south
Title
The road to Timbuktu
Title remainder
Lost cities in the south
Statement of responsibility
Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; directors, Nicola Colton, Nick Godwin ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Title variation
Lost cities in the south
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. travels through Mali, following ancient trade routes from the goldmines of the south to the the legendary city on the shores of the Sahara desert, in search of the forgotten libraries of Timbuktu. In the second segment Gates travels from South Africa to Zimbabwe, exploring a thousand-year-old city kept from public view for seventy years and heads for the medieval stone citadel of Great Zimbabwe
Member of
Cataloging source
ESR
Characteristic
videorecording
PerformerNote
Narrator/guide: Henry Louis Gates, Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Colton, Nicola
  • Godwin, Nick
  • Wall to Wall Television
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
120
Series statement
Wonders of the African world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Africa
  • Tombouctou (Mali)
  • Mali
  • Mali
  • Great Zimbabwe (Extinct city)
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The road to Timbuktu : Lost cities in the south, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; directors, Nicola Colton, Nick Godwin ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (120 min.)
Isbn
9780780628687
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
B8107
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (Sirsi) CARL0623418039
  • CARL0623418039
  • (OCoLC)43463213
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The road to Timbuktu : Lost cities in the south, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; directors, Nicola Colton, Nick Godwin ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (120 min.)
Isbn
9780780628687
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
B8107
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (Sirsi) CARL0623418039
  • CARL0623418039
  • (OCoLC)43463213
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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