Sean Liburd rated it really liked it Oct 12, 2010. Ben said that history is written by the conqueror for the conquered.
In particular, the author answers the key question in Black history: Afterword by Fari Supiya. Especially since all forms of cuneiform died out, and no modern writing system can be traced back to any form of cuneiform.
Micaiah rated it liked it Dec 19, 2017.
Details if other: See 1 question about When We Ruled…. I read it off and on for about 8 months.
Robin Walker has done an excellent job and for me this book is a companion to works of Chancellor Williams and Cheikh Anta Diop. I would recommend this book to anyone wishing to learn about the history of Africa in particular and the achievements of Black people in general.
Julia rated it it was amazing Jul 07, 2016. Other reviews I've read claim that this well-researched book fills in all the missing history absent from Western books.
Robin Walker has written an extremely valuable and comprehensive book of over 700 pages. Too many unnecessary grammatical errors and certain sections were positioned strangely in the text. The black civilization at Carthage was destroyed by the Romans.
Tiv Taylor rated it it was amazing Nov 26, 2016. More Details... Return to Book Page.
I'm not actually reading this but another Robin Walker book about pre-slave-trade African history. Reading should be a pleasure.
In particular, the author answers the key question in Black history: Not a punctuation massacre, but something is wrong in a book when "Mr. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Original Title. When We Ruled is by far the best general work on the ancient and medieval history of Black people there has ever been.
It is now untenable for Egyptologists to consider themselves to be experts on Egypt without understanding the African cultural signature embedded within Ancient Egypt and its long history.