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AFRICA'S GREAT CIVILIZATIONS

The Swahili Coast | Africa's Great Civilizations

  • Aired: 02/27/2017
  • 02:59
  • Rating: NR
For over a thousand years, African merchants gathered on the Swahili coast, once known as Azania, to exchange their wares with other merchants from Europe, from Persia, Arabia, even as far east as China. Learn more in Africa's Great Civilizations with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., premiering at 9/8c February 27 on PBS.
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