Africa's Great Civilizations

The Atlantic Age

Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. in the desert of Sudan

Episode #105 / Length: 1 hour, Length: 20 minutes

Gates explores the impact of the Atlantic trading world, giving rise to powerful new kingdoms, but also transatlantic slave trade. Learn of the revolutionary movements of the 18th-early 19th centuries, including the advent of the Sokoto Caliphate.

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