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The Africans: A Triple Legacy--A Legacy Of Lifestyles

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Provides an overview of the history of Africa and examines major influences on this complex continent: indigenous heritage, Western culture, and the Islamic religion. Explores what constitutes "family" in African culture. Examines matrilineal, patrilineal, and polygamous traditions as well as the impact of modern cities on family ties. Produced by WETA/Washington, D.C. and the BBC. NOTE: Contains nudity. NOTE: The captioned DVD has closed captions (decoder needed).

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