• African Origin of Civilization - The Myth or Reality

  • By: Cheikh Anta Diop
  • Narrated by: Frank Block
  • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (209 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

This classic presents historical, archaeological, and anthropological evidence to support the theory that ancient Egypt was a black civilization.

©2020 Anta Diop (P)2020 Anta Diop
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  • Categories: History

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love it

I love this book, a pure work of genius the author paint a clear picture into the history of man

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WOW WOW WOW!!!

I can kick myself for not having read this man's work early on in my life.

Every human being MUST read Diop's work.

I will read and re-read his work.

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Solid research and original propositions

Diop is truly the leading African humanist of our time. Indispensable to world history

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History told from an honest point

I've finally read a history story told in context with honesty and integrity. The information was clear and concise. The story was told from a scientific point of view. There was not a single socio-political reference, a must read

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Let's get it.

Haven't finished it yet but already know, I 'm going to reread it until I memorize every important note.

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Good Book

good information and storyline, but at the same time a lot of misinformation. take is for what is worth and do your own research

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Best Afrocentric History yet!

Kemetic Science community rereading this book will help you all understand that ALL THE RELIGIONS today come from US! No we aren’t weak, worthless nor slaves. We are divine KINGS only to be reunited on universality once more. What was in the beginning will also be in the END!

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Loved it a must read!!!

This book should be added to every educational curriculum in the world especially in the USA!!!

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Proves Beyond A reasonable doubt who the real people of Kemet were.

This is probably the most important African history book of the 20th century. It’s a shame most Africans aren’t aware of such a groundbreaking book, due to western imperialism and misinformation.
Mr. Diop draws evidence from ancient European scholars to archaeological and linguistic evidence.

The only problem is the narration. This book should be given to an African to narrate. The European man who narrated this is a terrible voice actor, he butchered almost every African name he pronounced.

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Great book but narration did not make it justice

The narrator was not able to convey a lot of the book due to too many mispronounced words.
Even simple French words were not pronounced or translated right.

What a shame because this book is a research document left to future generations of African historians and researchers.

Thank you

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  • Mubayiwa T
  • 02-02-21

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Well put and a must read for anyone interested in African history. It is also expectly narrated.

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  • Michael R.
  • 07-02-20

History in depth

I'll have to listen a few more times. Theres so many layers of quality information .

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  • ellie murphy
  • 04-10-21

Essential reading.

You need to read this.
A perspective you may not of thought of, or maybe one that confirms what you already knew/thought. Either way, you need this knowledge.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-04-22

Informative

Its a long and very informative audio, how about they try in another accent, like using an African reader/voice

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  • Georgia Dennis
  • 08-08-22

WORST AUDIO EVER

how this person was paid for or encouraged to make this audio book using his voice is unbelievable and I see a trend from audible around African and Afrocentric littityre that that narration is subpar and unacceptable, is this racial boas perhaps dictating what they deem acceptable for something they don't fins interesting.... seems that way.
not the first time I've encountered this

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-07-22

African Origin of Civilization -

I am dyslexic so it would have taken me a millennia to get through this book. I feel privileged to have read it. I will read it again and again. Audible, now you must publish Garrick A Farria's book, which is a chapter by chapter review of this book, updating finds from the last 60 years since this book was written. Keep publishing books like this Audible they are raw and essential.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-31-21

Awesome book

Loved it and will strongly recommend it to anyone interested in human history. Great work from Cheikh Anta Diop.

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