The Kingdom of Dahomey | Africa's Great Civilizations
Dahomey contained a vast complex of royal palaces. The kingdom also had a unique and distinctive canon of art and architecture. Learn more in Africa’s Great Civilizations with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., premiering at 9/8c February 27 on PBS.
In his six-hour series, Africa's Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a new look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. This is a breathtaking and personal journey through two hundred thousand years of history, from the origins, on the African continent, of art, writing and civilization itself, through the millennia in which Africa and Africans shaped not only shaped their own rich civilizations, but also the wider world.
This show is not scheduled to air soon.