Empires Of Early Africa

55 minutes

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Africa was home to several ancient, powerful civilizations. Paints a picture of Egypt's dependence on the Nile River for unity and prosperity. Introduces Ghana and Mali, two strong empires whose economies were based on gold, salt, and trade routes. Examines one scientist's drive to find the mummy of Egypt's beautiful Queen Nefertiti. Quickly reviews Islam's arrival and spread throughout Africa. Has one feature and three shorter segments.

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Runtime: 55 minutes

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