Africa: a voyage of discovery with basil davidson (1984) this again shows that europe once thought of africans as different but equal and once the portuguese sailed around the cape into the indian ocean, the europeans took over the trade routes, causing the ruin of all of the african cities which were supported by. The documentary remains a far more serious engagement with african historical accomplishments when compared to the very pedestrian series later produced by henry louis gates when i show davidson's 'caravans of gold' on the ancient swahili city-states along the east coast of africa, students are surprised and. Africa: ep 1 – different but equal – basil davidson africa – basil davidson – caravans of gold pt1 “caravans of gold,” part of the four-video series africa: the story of a continent, traces the development of trade in medieval africa in the mali and ashanti kingdoms and along the niger river, gold was the primary commodity.
Basil davidson, who died on july 9 aged 95, was a radical journalist and man of action who championed liberation movements in colonial africa and became davidson published more than 30 books, including old africa rediscovered ( 1959) the lost cities of africa (1960) africa: history of a continent.
#1: different but equal for over four centuries africa was ravished by the slave trade #4: kings and cities to explore the ways in which the african kingdoms functioned, davidson visits kano in nigeria, where a king still holds court in his 15th century palace, presiding with his council over ancient rituals which continue to. Published by the readers' digest, and discovering africa's past by basil davidson and egypt the western sudan is separated from the coast to the south by a belt of dense forest) in the sudan the newcomers mixed with other negro tribes to form the hausa cities were noted for their leather goods and textiles.
Part 1 : a very well documented series on african history from way before, during and after slavery trade and colonial period to contemporary times this documentary is the work of the british author and africanist basil davidson :https ://enwikipediaorg/wiki/basil_d i upload and share this for.
Africa 8 part series by basil davidson the story is unfolded on location all over africa, showing life as it is today, plus archive film and dramatized reconstructions two programs per cassette, each an hour long 1984 different but equal (part 1 ) describes how some of the world's greatest early civilizations had their origins. West africa before the colonial era: a history to 1850 [basil davidson] on amazoncom free shipping this is a survey of pre-colonial west africa, written by the internationally respected author and journalist sundiata: an epic of old mali (revised edition) (longman african writers) by d t niane paperback $1845. Basil davidson, the author of over 30 books on africa, guides viewers across the african continent and through its history to discover the richness of african cultures for descriptions of individual programs, see different but equal / kings and cities: kings and queens of old africa left behind magnificent reminders. A very well documented series on african history from way before, during and after slavery trade and colonial period to contemporary times this documentary is the work of the british author and africanist basil davidson : org/wiki/basil_d i upload and share this for education.