The Resource The African Americans collection : Many Rivers to Cross Into the Fire (1861-1896)

The African Americans collection : Many Rivers to Cross Into the Fire (1861-1896)

Label
The African Americans collection : Many Rivers to Cross Into the Fire (1861-1896)
Title
The African Americans collection
Title remainder
Many Rivers to Cross Into the Fire (1861-1896)
Contributor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Written and presented by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., director of W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University, this six-hour series explores the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed -- forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds. Commencing with the origins of slavery in Africa, the series moves through five centuries of remarkable historic events right up to the present -- when America is led by a black president, yet remains a nation deeply divided by race. By highlighting the tragedies, triumphs and contradictions of the black experience, the series reveals to viewers that the African-American community has never been a uniform entity, and that its members have been actively debating their differences from their first days in this country. Throughout the course of the series, viewers will see that the road to freedom for black people in America has not been linear, but more like the course of a river, full of loops and eddies, slowing, and occasionally reversing the current of progress. In this episode: Survey a tumultuous period in African-American history: Civil War, slavery’s end and Reconstruction
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by PBS in 2013
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Streeter, Sabin
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
60
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/screenwriterpresenter
911ILSYcYHg
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Race
  • Documentary films
Technique
live action
Label
The African Americans collection : Many Rivers to Cross Into the Fire (1861-1896)
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/122991
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1122990
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 60 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1122990
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900275887
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The African Americans collection : Many Rivers to Cross Into the Fire (1861-1896)
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/122991
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1122990
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 60 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1122990
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900275887
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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