The Resource Dark Passages, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (electronic resource)

Dark Passages, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (electronic resource)

Label
Dark Passages
Title
Dark Passages
Statement of responsibility
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In an investigation of the transatlantic slave trade, this program travels from the "Door of No Return" in the House of Slaves on Goree Island off the coast of Dakar, Senegal, to the village of Jufurreh on the Gambia River via interviews, slave narratives, and dramatization
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
  • Access requires authentication through Films On Demand
  • 6 & up
Runtime
58
Technique
live action
Label
Dark Passages, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on August 21, 2011
  • Films On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Contents
Prologue: Dark Passages (1:45) -- The Slaves of Goree (2:45) -- The Plantation Economy (4:08) -- Economy and Slavery (3:08) -- Mulatto Women of Goree (1:06) -- Door of No Return Museum (2:11) -- The Origin and Effects of Slave Trade (3:58) -- James Island (1:03) -- The Middle Passage (3:02) -- Colonial Williamsburg and the Selection of Slaves (4:37) -- The Institution of Slavery (3:22) -- Depopulation in Africa (4:45) -- Religion Unifies West Africa (3:46) -- The Crusade to Free Slaves (3:19) -- The Immortalization of the Middle Passage (3:10) -- Conclusion to Dark Passages (0:55) -- Credits: Dark Passages (2:57)
Control code
100044114
Extent
1 streaming video file (58 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: Films On Demand platform
Label
Dark Passages, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on August 21, 2011
  • Films On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Contents
Prologue: Dark Passages (1:45) -- The Slaves of Goree (2:45) -- The Plantation Economy (4:08) -- Economy and Slavery (3:08) -- Mulatto Women of Goree (1:06) -- Door of No Return Museum (2:11) -- The Origin and Effects of Slave Trade (3:58) -- James Island (1:03) -- The Middle Passage (3:02) -- Colonial Williamsburg and the Selection of Slaves (4:37) -- The Institution of Slavery (3:22) -- Depopulation in Africa (4:45) -- Religion Unifies West Africa (3:46) -- The Crusade to Free Slaves (3:19) -- The Immortalization of the Middle Passage (3:10) -- Conclusion to Dark Passages (0:55) -- Credits: Dark Passages (2:57)
Control code
100044114
Extent
1 streaming video file (58 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: Films On Demand platform

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