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Buy the book/DVD - http://amzn.to/2zkqrYc - http://amzn.to/2yhaDoU Kingdoms of Africa. Kingdom.of.Asante (also know as Ashanti). Prior to Asante having contact with Europeans, trade between Asanteman and various African states flourished due to the Ashanti's gold wealth. Asanteman trade with European states began after contact with the Portuguese in the 15th century AD. When the gold mines in the Sahel started to dry up, Asanteman began to rise to prominence as the major player in the gold trade.
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Buy the book/DVD - http://amzn.to/2zkqrYc - http://amzn.to/2yhaDoU Kingdoms.of.Africa - Bunyoro and Buganda. in this episode, Kingdoms of Africa travels to Uganda to explore the rise and fall of two great kingdoms. For centuries Bunyoro was the region's dominant power, using history and mythology to make a claim on the land. But its position was challenged by the rapid rise of Buganda, a neighbouring kingdom that had once been a collection of cultivators on the shores of Lake Victoria. Kingdoms.of.Africa goes in search of the fascinating reasons for the dramatic reversal of fortunes, and how with the arrival of Europeans, the two kingdom's traditional disputes where used to their own advantage.
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More about this programme: In 1871, European explorers stumbled across an astonishing ruined city, deep in the African interior. Great Zimbabwe has been a source of fascination and controversy ever since, a symbol of African genius and a fascinating insight into the empires which once dominated southern Africa. More about this series: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00pv1m4
Between the years 950 AD to 1290 AD, on the Northern border of South Africa, traversing the conference of the Shashi – Limpopo Valley, which today divides Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa, existed an ancient African Kingdom, called Mapungubwe. From the Iron Age to present day this unique one-hour film explores the history and tells the story of this remarkable city. Governed from an impenetrable hilltop, Mapungubwe became the business centre for all of Africa’s trade which, by this period, had become well integrated into the world economy and thrived on trade with the East Indian Trade Route attracting traders from as far afield as Persia, Arabia, India and China. Mapungubwe was inhabited by successive groups of people for this 300 year period until it was mysteriously evacuated. No...
UNEARTH Great Zimbabwe | Center of Black Culture | Queen of Sheba | Documentary English subtitles . Great Zimbabwe is a ruined city in the southeastern hills of Zimbabwe near Lake Mutirikwe and the town of Masvingo home of a lost ancient civilization. The ruins of Great Zimbabwe � the capital of the Queen of Sheba, according to an age-old legend � are a unique testimony to the Bantu civilization of the Shona . Art historian Gus Casely-Hayford explores the history of Great Zimbabwe, a symbol of African genius.
More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00qbytc When magnificent 16th-century bronze casts were discovered in the kingdom of Benin in 1897, many could not believe they had been made by Africans. It was thought West Africa lacked the technical development required to make them. Dr Casely-Hayford travels to present-day Nigeria and Mali in search of the truth, exploring what the bronzes mean, how the technology to make them developed, and what it reveals about the lost kingdoms of West Africa. More about this series: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00pv1m4
Later kingdoms existed after the fall of this one, Barbosa wrote in the 16th that the king of Benametapa was a "lord of an exceeding great country". If we are to consider this an exaggeration then we should see it as simply a great country as opposed to an "exceeding great country". (The concept of Africans being intellectually inferior would have seemed like a strange belief at that time) European intervention helped lead to the decline of African kingdoms before destruction by colonialism, if they didn't have the military might to take over through out right force they were strong enough with their gun powder to meddle in politics and trade routes. Livingstone said in 1856 "the only evidence of greatness possessed by his successor is having about a hundred wives, when he dies, a dispu...
http://zuluculture.co.za History of the Zulu Kingdom. From iLembe, King Shaka ka Senzangakhona, to Kind Cetshwayo ka Mpande, until King Goodwill Zwelithini ! Its a story about glory and defeat, of unity and disunity, of destruction and construction... Presented by Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford
More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00pzc1l#synopsis When Emperor Haile Selassie was deposed by the Ethiopian military in 1974, an ancient kingdom came to an end. According to tradition, the imperial dynasty stretched back virtually unbroken to 950 BC and its origins had links to King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. The legitimacy of Haile Selassie and the foundations of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church rested on this claim, but was it true? Casely-Hayford searches for the evidence and discovers why faith in the legend has lasted for centuries. He traces Ethiopia's heritage back in time, investigating its astonishing secrets and legends. More about this series: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00pv1m4