Ancient African Civilizations

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"Wonders of the Ancient World" explores some of the world's most remarkable historic treasures in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. This far-reaching series features fantastic monuments such as the Pyramids, the Acropolis and the Taj Mahal, and investigates fascinating people such as the Maya, Inca and Ashanti. Through wonderful footage of World Heritage Sites as identified by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization) for their lasting value to humanity, modern students will get a glimpse of the world's rich and diverse cultural history.

Ancient African Civilizations
Traversing the continent, students will embark on a fascinating journey into three ancient civilizations of East and West Africa. From the last remains of the once-powerful Ashanti civilization in Ghana to Lamu, the oldest and best preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa, and on to Mali, where the Dogon people work to preserve their ancient culture, viewers will acquire a unique historical perspective of Africa and the rich heritage of its people.

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