Africa's Great Civilisations is a Documentary programme.

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Africa's Great Civilisations

Examining the tremendous changes wrought in Africa between the 15th and 18th centuries, including the seismic transformation as West African kingdoms encounter European mariners travelling farther and farther south along Africa's Atlantic coast.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is Africa's Great Civilisations next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Four Tomorrow, 12:35am and on BBC Four Tomorrow, 1:30am. See more...

Main Cast

Virginia Quinn
Mark Bates
Henry Louis Gates Jr
Karen McGann
Graeme Hart