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Wonders of the African World: videoWonders of the African World - VHS (3 tapes)
Bring the wonders of Africa into your home.


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Wonders of the African World DVDWonders of the African World - DVD
Features:

  • Dolby® stereo
  • Standard version
  • Captioned
  • Region 1

Bonus Material
  • Scene selections
  • Additional music performances



Wonders of the African World bookWonders of the African World - Companion Book
Combining history and travel, this beautifully illustrated companion book examines the relationship between African Americans and Africans.




Wonders Music CD Wonders of the African World - Companion CD
Capture the music of Africa's cultures, legends and history past and present with this musical companion by PBS Records.




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THE CULTURE

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An insider's account of Mandela's extraordinary will to lead and of the great risk and personal sacrifice he endured to achieve democracy and equality for the people of his nation.
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Ipi Ntombi--An African Dance Celebration
A cast of dancers strives to blend the traditional rhythms of Africa with the modern heartbeat of its people.
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On the Trail of Mark Twain with Peter Ustinov
Sir Peter Ustinov crosses three oceans and visits four continents, including Africa, to follow in Twain's footsteps.
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THE CONTINENT

Living Edens, The: Namib, Africa's Burning Shore
Can the wildlife survive in an arid land obscured and enriched by a feathery mist created by the cold Benguela current?
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Living Edens, The: Etosha: Africa's Untamed Wilderness
An ancient land of seasonal paradox, life blooms during the wet season, and barely survives the heat and drought of the dry season.
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Living Edens, The: Madagascar: A World Apart
Enter a world unto itself, where evolution has rendered the familiar bizarre.
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THE WILDLIFE

In the Wild: Cheetahs with Holly Hunter
In Namibia, home to a quarter of the world's cheetahs, Academy Award-winning actress Holly Hunter travels thousands of miles by plane, train, Land Rover, and foot in order to understand -- and be part of -- the cheetah's world.
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