The Lost libraries of Timbuktu

In the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu, thousands of scientific and religious texts-among Africa's oldest literature-have been hidden for centuries. This program examines the rich history and variety of Timbuktu's lost libraries and shows how they have recently garnered the world's attention. Viewer... Full description

Corporate Author: BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Other Authors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2008.
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Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.