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The Resource The Bible and the gun ; The magnificent African cake, written and presented by Basil Davidson ; director, Christopher Ralling [and] Andrew Harries ; a Mitchell Beazley Television, RM Arts, Channel Four co-production, in association with the Nigerian Television Authority, (videorecording)

The Bible and the gun ; The magnificent African cake, written and presented by Basil Davidson ; director, Christopher Ralling [and] Andrew Harries ; a Mitchell Beazley Television, RM Arts, Channel Four co-production, in association with the Nigerian Television Authority, (videorecording)

Label
The Bible and the gun ; The magnificent African cake
Title
The Bible and the gun ; The magnificent African cake
Statement of responsibility
written and presented by Basil Davidson ; director, Christopher Ralling [and] Andrew Harries ; a Mitchell Beazley Television, RM Arts, Channel Four co-production, in association with the Nigerian Television Authority
Title variation
  • This magnificent African cake
  • Africa, a voyage of discovery
  • Magnificent African cake
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Bible and the gun" looks at the impact on African society of three different groups: slave traders, missionaries, and colonialists. "The magnificent African cake" looks at the different ways colonial rule was established between 1880's and 1945 and the emergence of nationalists movements, focusing on Senegal, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and Mozambique
Member of
Cataloging source
MDB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Ivan Strasburg ; film editor, Martin Walsh ; series consultant, Christopher Ralling
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1914-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Davidson, Basil
  • Ralling, Christopher
  • Harries, Andrew
  • Home Vision (Firm)
Runtime
114
Series statement
Africa
Series volume
program 5-6
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Bible and the gun ; The magnificent African cake, written and presented by Basil Davidson ; director, Christopher Ralling [and] Andrew Harries ; a Mitchell Beazley Television, RM Arts, Channel Four co-production, in association with the Nigerian Television Authority, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title on container for program 6: This magnificent African cake
  • Title on container: Africa, a voyage of discovery
Color
multicolored
Control code
000055273
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) (114 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000055273
  • (OCoLC)18522392
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The Bible and the gun ; The magnificent African cake, written and presented by Basil Davidson ; director, Christopher Ralling [and] Andrew Harries ; a Mitchell Beazley Television, RM Arts, Channel Four co-production, in association with the Nigerian Television Authority, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title on container for program 6: This magnificent African cake
  • Title on container: Africa, a voyage of discovery
Color
multicolored
Control code
000055273
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) (114 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000055273
  • (OCoLC)18522392
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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