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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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Mexico: From Independence to the Alamo
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(New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 47 mins
For 300 years after the conquistadors' triumph over the Aztecs, Mexico was the crown jewel of the Spanish colonial empire. This volume reveals what life was like during that time and examines the injustices of the feudal system and the excesses of the Inquisition, which led to the long fight for freedom from Spain...
(New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 47 mins
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A Time There Was: Stories from the Last Days of Kenya Colony
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directed by Donald McWilliams, 1935-; produced by Adam Symansky, fl. 1977-2010 and Marcy Page, fl. 1977-2015, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins

This autobiographical documentary revisits the Mau Mau Rebellion of the 1950s. More than 50 years after the conflict, in which the director participated as a young British soldier stationed in Kenya for his national service, he confronts his past with audacity and unflinching self-inquiry.

Combining McWilliams' ow...

directed by Donald McWilliams, 1935-; produced by Adam Symansky, fl. 1977-2010 and Marcy Page, fl. 1977-2015, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins
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A Time There Was: Stories from the last days of Kenya Colony
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directed by Donald McWilliams, 1935-; produced by Adam Symansky, fl. 1977-2010 and Marcy Page, fl. 1977-2015, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins
This autobiographical documentary revisits the Mau Mau Rebellion of the 1950s. More than 50 years after the conflict, in which the director participated as a young British soldier stationed in Kenya for his national service, he confronts his past with audacity and unflinching self-inquiry. Combining McWilliams' ow...
directed by Donald McWilliams, 1935-; produced by Adam Symansky, fl. 1977-2010 and Marcy Page, fl. 1977-2015, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins
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Timewatch, Palestine: The First Intifada
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produced by Antonia Benedek, fl. 1976-1989, in Timewatch (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 2 hours 1 mins
The Intifada, as the Palestinians call their uprising against the Israeli military occupation of their land, has been characterised by acts of violence from both sides. However, 50 years ago it was the British who were the focus of a rebellion by Palestinian Arabs. Timewatch investigates that uprising, talking to...
produced by Antonia Benedek, fl. 1976-1989, in Timewatch (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 2 hours 1 mins
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