Africa's Great Civilizations

Mondays, 9:00 PM ET on PBS

120 minutes

Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores Africa's rich history, detailing the contributions to humanity that sprung from the continent's diverse peoples, including the development of art and language; writing and religion; agriculture and government; and the arts and sciences.

Mondays, 9:00 PM ET on PBS

120 minutes

Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores Africa's rich history, detailing the contributions to humanity that sprung from the continent's diverse peoples, including the development of art and language; writing and religion; agriculture and government; and the arts and sciences.

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Watch Africa's Great Civilizations Season 1 Episode 3 - Empires of Gold

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Part 3 of 6. A look at the complex trade networks and advanced educational institutions that transformed early north and west Africa into the continent's wealthiest kingdoms and learning centers.
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Watch Africa's Great Civilizations Season 1 Episode 1 - Origins

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February 27, 2017
Part 1 of 6. Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores Africa's rich history in this limited series. First up: He travels to Kenya and Egypt while learning about the origins of man and formation of early human societies.
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Watch Africa's Great Civilizations Season 1 Episode 1 - Origins
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February 27, 2017
February 27, 2017
Origins
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Watch Africa's Great Civilizations Season 1 Episode 3 - Empires of Gold
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February 28, 2017
Empires of Gold
Watch Africa's Great Civilizations Season 1 Episode 4 - Cities
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Watch Africa's Great Civilizations Season 1 Episode 5 - The Atlantic Age
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February 28, 2017
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