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HistoryDocumentary7+ (TV-PG)2017 - Present1 Season
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History Documentary Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)2017 - Present1 Season

Henry Louis Gates Jr. takes a look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. A breathtaking and personal journey through two hundred thousand years of history, from the origins, on the African continent, of art, writing and civilization itself, through the millennia in which Africa and Africans shaped not only their own rich civilizations, but also the wider world.Africa's Great Civilizations featuring Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Hoopla, available for purchase on iTunes, and available for purchase on Prime Video. It's a documentary and history show with 6 episodes over 1 season. Africa's Great Civilizations is still airing with no announced date for the next episode or season. It has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (206 votes).

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Africa's Great Civilizations Season 1 Overview

Feb 28, 2017 - Mar 4, 2017

Season 1 of Africa's Great Civilizations has 6 episodes that are available to stream on Hoopla and for Rent or Purchase on 2 Services.

Africa's Great Civilizations Season 1 Episodes
Season 01, Episode 06 Clash of Civilizations
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Clash of Civilizations
Mar 4, 2017

Henry Louis Gates Jr. recalls the 19th-century scramble by European powers for Africa's riches and the defiant stand of Ethiopia.

S01 E06 of Africa's Great Civilizations is available to stream on Hoopla and for Rent or Purchase on 2 Services.

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Season 01, Episode 05 The Atlantic Age
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The Atlantic Age
Mar 4, 2017

Henry Louis Gates Jr. researches the impact of the Atlantic trading world, which fueled the rise of new kingdoms as...

S01 E05 of Africa's Great Civilizations is available to stream on Hoopla and for Rent or Purchase on 2 Services.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Cities
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Cities
Mar 2, 2017

Henry Louis Gates Jr. investigates Africa's greatest ancient cities, including Kilwa, Great Zimbabwe and Benin City.

S01 E04 of Africa's Great Civilizations is available to stream on Hoopla and for Rent or Purchase on 2 Services.

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6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla).

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6 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes and Prime Video).

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#767 Ranked in TV on Hoopla

#809 Ranked in History TV

Africa's Great Civilizations has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (206 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Henry Louis Gates Jr. takes a look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. A breathtaking and personal journey through two hundred thousand years of history, from the origins, on the African continent, of art, writing and civilization itself, through the millennia in which Africa and Africans shaped not only their own rich civilizations, but also the wider world.

Age rating: 7+ (TV-PG)
Number of seasons: 1 Season
Number of episodes: 6 Episodes

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Related Genres: HistoryDocumentary
Related Tags: About Africa
Country of origin: America
Available to watch on: Hoopla
Original Release Date: Feb 27, 2017
Show Status: Currently Running
Next episode release: TBA