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Africa, Episode 7, The Rise of Nationalism
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directed by Andrew Harries, 1954-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Channel Four Television, Monarda Arts and Mitchell Beazley Television, in Africa, Episode 7 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
This major eight-part series reveals the rich and diverse drama of African history and is presented by the distinguished historian and scholar Basil Davidson. Covering a vast time scale - from the origins of some of the world‘s greatest civilisations, to colonisation, the rise of nationalism and the emergence of...
directed by Andrew Harries, 1954-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Channel Four Television, Monarda Arts and Mitchell Beazley Television, in Africa, Episode 7 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
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From Congo to Zaire
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directed by Olivier Moser and Frederic Tadino (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 2 mins
The Congo, the largest country in Central Africa, was granted its independence from Belgium in 1960. This riveting historical documentary, using a wealth of archival material, illustrates how the legacy of colonialism effected modern Congo, led first by Patrice Lumumba, then by General Mobutu for thirty years. Fro...
directed by Olivier Moser and Frederic Tadino (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 2 mins
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Frontiers, Gold and the Gun
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produced by Jenny Barraclough, in Frontiers (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990, originally published 1990), 49 mins
Distinguished presenters visit some famous dividing lines between nations. Sometimes against a backdrop of breathtaking beauty, sometimes of bleak barbed wire, each film shows what a frontier does to the people who live in its shadow. Among those explored are former East/West Germany, South Africa/Mozambique, and...
produced by Jenny Barraclough, in Frontiers (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990, originally published 1990), 49 mins
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Frontline, Season 32, Battle Zones: Ukraine & Syria
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directed by James Jones, fl. 2014; presented by Muhammad Ali, fl. 2012-2014 and James Jones, fl. 2014; produced by James Jones, fl. 2014, Missy Frederick, fl. 2007-2016 and Jamie Doran, Frontline (Television program), in Frontline, Season 32 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 56 mins

Battle for Ukraine: The unrest in Ukraine in early 2014 has provoked one of the biggest confrontations between Russia and the United States since the Cold War. FRONTLINE's James Jones (Secret State of North Korea) delivers a chilling look at both sides of the ongoing fight--revealing firsthand the deep-seated hatr...

directed by James Jones, fl. 2014; presented by Muhammad Ali, fl. 2012-2014 and James Jones, fl. 2014; produced by James Jones, fl. 2014, Missy Frederick, fl. 2007-2016 and Jamie Doran, Frontline (Television program), in Frontline, Season 32 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 56 mins
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Ho Chi Minh
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directed by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016; produced by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016, Reuters Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997, originally published 1996), 27 mins
In Vietnam, one of the last communist nations, Ho Chi Minh remains the father figure for the nation. For many in the West there remains a fascination with Uncle Ho, the frail, idealistic leader who against seemingly insurmountable odds humiliated two of the world's strongest armies, the American and the French. Th...
directed by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016; produced by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016, Reuters Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997, originally published 1996), 27 mins
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Infamous Places, 25, Democratic Republic of Congo and the Killing Fields
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produced by Andrew Thomson, fl. 2009-2011, in Infamous Places, 25 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2007, originally published 2007), 5 mins
Congo Uprising: The Democratic Republic of Congo like many other former colonies faced a long period of political instability and complicated maneuverings following its independence from its old colonizers, Belgium in 1960. The next five years became known as the Congo crisis, with the establishment of the first r...
produced by Andrew Thomson, fl. 2009-2011, in Infamous Places, 25 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2007, originally published 2007), 5 mins
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Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers, 2, The Place of the Other  (721-1789)
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directed by Karim Miské, 1964-; produced by Anne Labro and Jean Labib, fl. 1981, Film Ideas, in Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers, 2 (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2014), 52 mins
In the year 721, the Muslim Empire was vast.  Across the empire Jews and Christians were minorities motivated by a desire to obtain the most favorable status.  Their quest for an elevated status within the empire did not hinder cultural exchanges as can be determined with the House of Wisdom in Baghdad, nor prev...
directed by Karim Miské, 1964-; produced by Anne Labro and Jean Labib, fl. 1981, Film Ideas, in Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers, 2 (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2014), 52 mins
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Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers, 3, The Separation  (1789-1945)
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directed by Karim Miské, 1964-; produced by Anne Labro and Jean Labib, fl. 1981, Film Ideas, in Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers, 3 (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas), 54 mins
History now takes us to Europe: the French Revolution. Nation-states. The Jews, now European citizens, became the target of a more asserted anti-Semitism. But having incorporated the new national elites, they began to take a greater interest in the fate of the Jews in the Muslim world and to play the role of their...
directed by Karim Miské, 1964-; produced by Anne Labro and Jean Labib, fl. 1981, Film Ideas, in Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers, 3 (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas), 54 mins
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written by Robert Horace Walpole, 5th Earl of Orford, 1854-1931, in Letters of Robert Horace Walpole, 1870-1874. MS 9110, of National Library of Australia (1873) , 4 page(s)
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Revolutions, Georgia:  The Rose Revolution
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directed by Christian Zeender, 1941-; produced by Michel Noll, 1949-, Solferino Images, France 5 and Télévision Suisse-Romande, in Revolutions (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2012), 51 mins
October 2003, Georgia: in this post-soviet Republic weakened by civil war and the succession of several territories in the early 1990's, a democratic opposition movement protests the outcome of the election, claiming fraud. Under the leadership of the charismatic Mikheil Saakashvili, also known as "Micha", the est...
directed by Christian Zeender, 1941-; produced by Michel Noll, 1949-, Solferino Images, France 5 and Télévision Suisse-Romande, in Revolutions (Wheeling, IL: Film Ideas, 2012), 51 mins
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