• Mansa Musa and Timbuktu: A Fascinating History from Beginning to End

  • By: World Changing History
  • Narrated by: Darseaux James
  • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (172 ratings)

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If you want to learn the fascinating life of Mansa Musa and Timbuktu then keep reading...

On the West coast of Africa there once, the Mali empire in its Golden Age was once bigger than the entirety of Western Europe put together, made possible by the efforts of one man Mansa Musa the Sultan of Mali.

He was the richest man to have ever lived, worth 400 billion dollars in today's terms, his gold mines supplied the British Empire and the rest of the European Empires for 800 years, despite the dry desolate environment of Mali he founded the greatest center of learning in all of world Timbuktu, his great holy pilgrimage to Mecca was the greatest the world had seen 60,000 pilgrims joined him as he traveled causing inflation of the local currencies of the lands he went through from all the gold he spent.

He was one of the most legendary Africa Kings Mansa Musa of all time,who changed the world forever his legacy is still felt today.

In Mansa Musa and Timbuktu: A Fascinating History from Beginning to End you will discover topics such as:

  • History of Mali 
  • Mansa Musa the Great Sultan
  • Trade In Mansa Musas Empire
  • The Greatest Hajj In History
  • Timbuktu the Learning Center of World
  • Present Day Mali
  • Legacy of Mansa Musa
  • And Much Much More!

Buy now to begin listening about this fascinating man that made history!

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UNBELIEVABLE, BUT EXPECTED

Mansa Musa, is a Historical figure. His story is apart of History books. The authors intro was like a nondisclosure contract! My review is probably too real and straightforward for the author and Audible. This is not the authors personal memoir. He does not own Mansa Mussa's life stories or journeys.
I did not like how this author attempts to take credit for the information, which is African History and public knowledge! This information does not belong to him! This is not his History! He is attempting to steal someone else's life story and History, as if it is his Biological birthright knowledge! Come on now! Enough is Enough! I could go on, but hopefully, you all get my perspective on points!
Thank you,
Sgt. Ryan Edward Strickland
Retired Military

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Black people must listen!

So his trip to Egypt and the display of his wealth put a target on the African Continent.

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Islamic Bias detracts from rich Mali Empire History...

I thought the historical documentation of Mansa Musa as the richest man ever, is simply an Islamic belief. And, not biblical, nor extra-biblical factual. In point of fact, while it could be argued that Musa was the richest in his day; any biblical Old Testament comparisons to King Solomon’s wealth - would pale in financial comparison. Sadly, this is race of righteousness historian practice. Or, religion over documented TRUTHS. My hope is that you seek out historians like Josephus, over modern day noted experts in the field of the Transatlantic Slave Trade (I.e. PBS.org). Thank you for your efforts. And, God Bless!

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20 minutes of disclaimers before the book starts

Can't even make it to the book without the author telling you everything is not accurate

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Interesting

I’m interested in learning more this has open my mind even more! I look forward to the next production. Thanks for the information.

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Amazing history

I love this history that has been untold or hidden from us. These facts put together a good picture of the greatness of African people.

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A very basic informational book

This is a very entry level book for folks who want to know about Mansa Musa .

This book doesn’t go into great detail and doesn’t have a plethora of sources to further your research. There is great vagueness in the information that is driven by Eurocentric explanations.

You could do the cliff notes on this book on Wikipedia in about 10-20 minutes .

If you are looking for a starting point on your research to get going this is a good book. It explores the tribes that inhabited the Maali empire and the lineage of Mansa Musa .
Timbuktu is also mentioned and is put into context of the greatness of civilization in Africa in mid-evil times .

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8th Grade Book Report

Can't believe this is sold as a book. Written and narrated by amateurs. Interesting story, but give me a break.

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What my people should learn in all schools

I’m glad to have the privilege to enjoy your book ,this is a book that all of my grandchildren and family will hear about . I’m 74 years old and I didn’t know anything about Mansa Musea and Timbuktu.

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Great History Lessons

I really loved this book. I learned a lot of things and the text was enjoyable.