Africa's Great Civilizations

The Atlantic Age/Commerce And The Clash Of Civiliz

Season 1, Episode 5 of 6

The Atlantic Age - Gates explores the impact of the Atlantic trading world, giving rise to powerful new kingdoms, but also transatlantic slave trade. Learn of the revolutionary movements of the 18th-early 19th centuries, including the advent of the Sokoto Caliphate. Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations - Gates explores the dynamism of 19th-century Africa, the "scramble" by European powers for its riches, and the defiant and successful stand of uncolonized Ethiopia.

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3/4/2017
10 p.m.
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