Below are 100 important books. If you want to know more about them, as well as Robin Walker’s ‘When We Ruled’ go to When We Ruled – a must list for Black Study Groups.

1. The Book of the Glory of the Blacks

2. The Golden Age of West African Civilization

3. Daily Life in the Kingdom of the Kongo

4. Afrikan Genesis, Volume I

5. African Origins of the Major Western Religions

6. Royal Arts of Africa

7. Nile Valley Contributions to Civilization

8. The Irritated Genie

9. The Zimbabwe Culture

10. Lost Cities & Ancient Mysteries of Africa & Arabia

11. A Glorious Age in Africa

12. The Signs and Symbols of Primordial Man

13. Negro: An Anthology

14. African Kingdoms

15. The African Slave Trade

16. The Lost Cities of Africa

17. African Glory

18. The Birth of Art in Black Africa

19. African Traditional Architecture

20. Tutankhamen

21. The Image of the Black in Western Art

22. The Ruins of Empires

23. African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality?

24. Civilization or Barbarism

25. Precolonial Black Africa

26. Architecture Soudanaise: Vitalite d’une tradition urbaine et monumentale

27. Brazil: Mixture or Massacre?

28. Timbuctoo the Mysterious

29. The World and Africa

30. The Civilizations of Africa

31. African Architecture: Evolution and Transformation

32. The Music of the Most Ancient Nations

33. Life in Ancient Egypt

34. Two Thousand Years of Nigerian Art

35. Papers in African Prehistory

36. Echoes of the Old Darkland

37. The Star of Deep Beginnings

38. The Voice of Africa: Volumes I and II

39. Staying Power: The History of Black People in Britain

40. Early Art and Architecture of Africa

41. Churches in Rock: Early Christian Art in Ethiopia

42. A Short History of African Art

43. Black Pioneers of Science and Invention

44. Pillars in Ethiopian History: The William Leo Hansberry African History Notebook, Volume 1

45. Africa and Africans as Seen by Classical Writers: The William Leo Hansberry African History Notebook, Vol. II

46. Historical Researches into the Politics, Intercourse, and Trade of the Carthaginians, Ethiopians, and Egyptians, Volumes I & II

47. Anacalypsis, Volumes I and II

48. History of Ancient Egypt

49. Wonderful Ethiopians of the Ancient Cushite Empire

50. Timbuktu and the Songhay Empire: Al-Sadi’s Tarikh al-Sudan down to 1613 and other Contemporary Documents

51. What They Never Told You in History Class

52. Introduction to African Civilizations

53. Man, God and Civilization

54. Introduction to Black Studies

55. Roots of Black Music

56. Carthage: A History

57. Pan-Africanism: A Short Political Guide

58. To Be a Slave

59. The Search for the Tassili Frescoes

60. A Tropical Dependency

61. A Scheme of Egyptian Chronology

62. Ancient and Modern Britons: A Retrospect, Volume I

63. Travels in Turkey, Egypt, Nubia and Palestine in 1824, 1825, 1826, and 1827: Volume II

64. Ancient Egypt: The Light of the World, Volumes I & II

65. Political History of Munhumutapa c1400-1902

66. European Scholars on the African Origins of the Africans of Antiquity

67. The African Origin of Greek Philosophy

68. Africa in the Iron Age

69. The Bornu Sahara and Sudan

70. African Presence in Early Asia

71. Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World, Fourth Edition, Volumes I – III

72. Egypt’s Making

73. How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

74. The Groundings with my Brothers

75. Nature Knows No Color-Line

76. Sex and Race: Volumes I – III

77. World’s Great Men of Color, Volume I & II

78. Great Benin: Its Customs, Art and Horrors

79. The Archaeology of the Cuneiform Inscriptions

80. In Praise of Black Women: Volumes I – III

81. The Ancient History of the East

82. The Music of Black Americans: A History

83. Peoples and Empires of West Africa

84. A Thousand Years of East Africa

85. A History of Islam in West Africa

86. General History of Africa, Volume I

87. General History of Africa, Volume II

88. General History of Africa: Volume III

89. General History of Africa: Volume IV

90. Black Women in Antiquity

91. Blacks in Science: Ancient and Modern

92. Early America Revisited

93. Egypt: Child of Africa

94. Golden Age of the Moor

95. A History of Art in Africa

96. The Medieval Kingdoms of Nubia

97. The A-Group Royal Cemetery at Qustul: Cemetery L

98. The Destruction of Black Civilization

99. Capitalism and Slavery

100. From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean 1492-1969





One response to “Books

  1. Great book list Bro P….I got a lot to say but really lots to learn…