Editorial Reviews. From the Publisher. I perceive in Forbidden Archeology a work of thoroughgoing scholarship and intellectual adventure. -Dr. Pierce Flynn. Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race by Michael A. Cremo and Richard L. Thompson quickly became a best selling underground. Forbidden Archeology has ratings and 48 reviews. James said: Well, I guess controversy sells. This is a horrible book. Michael Cremo has set archaeol.
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These ideas can compel researchers to publish their analyses according to the conceptions permitted by the scientific community.
Hardcoverunabridgedpages. I’ve never read it cover to cover, but I’ve read it in it’s entirety piece by piece. Refresh and try archaology.
Chambers Harrap This book discusses not only the most famous finds, but also objectively discusses well documented discoveries that were dismissed because they did not fit into the current pet theories of human evolution. Well, I guess controversy sells. A very deep book that challenges the academic assumptions and bias taught as fact.
Trivia About Forbidden Archeol Feder said, “While decidedly fobridden in perspective, this work is not arfhaeology ordinary variety of antievolutionism in form, content, or style. Hindu creationist whose work argues that humans have lived on the earth for billions of years.
Sep 07, Rich Hoffman rated it it was amazing. Scholars of the mainstream archaeological and paleoanthropological communities have described his work as pse Hindu creationist whose work argues that humans have lived on the earth for billions of years. Una bella sequenza di balle raccontate pure male, con scarsa coerenza interna e pure senza scorrevolezza.
The proof is provided in great abundance, and has rattled the cages of the worlds religions, political structure, and education institutions. Part of a series on. Cremo continued the theme of Forbidden Archeology in his later books, such as in Forbidden Archeology’s Impact This would be acceptable if this had been a peer reviewed and vetted text which was then published by an academic press but it was not For example, the Calaveras skull, alleged to be hundreds of thousands of years old, was dated to BP by radiocarbon dating methods Taylor et al People who are convinced by this are most likely people who have a problem accepting the Theory of Evolution in the first place, scientifically illiterate people who haven’t taken a science class since high school.
It is essentially a textbook. Cremo states that the book has “over pages of well-documented evidence suggesting that modern man did not evolve from ape man, but instead has co-existed with apes for millions of years! Forbidden Archeologywhich he wrote with Richard L. Jun 12, Linda rated it it was amazing Shelves: About pages full of facts that contradict 18th-century evolution theory.
Combining this with other mainstream histories of science A Very Short History of Nearly Everythingmakes our quest for knowledge seem much more fallible and human. I expected something like “Fingerprints of the Gods” and it’s not, it’s creationist literature, very dry and boring and not at all compelling.
Anthropologist Colin Groves states that 19th-century finds were generally “found by accident and by amateurs”, and were thus generally lacking proper documentation archawology crucial contextual information, and that the dates assigned were therefore suspect.
In distinction to the usual brand of such writing, the authors use original sources and the book is well written.
Jan 29, Christina rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Dec 15, Alice rated it really liked it. Reviewing the book in the French journal L’anthropologiepaleontologist Marylene Patou-Mathis wrote that the book is “a provocative work that raises the problem of the influence of the dominant ideas of a time period on scientific research.
Chambers Dictionary of the Unexplained. That’s the same tabloid you see in the supermarket aisle rcemo headlines about aliens and Bat Boy.
My archaeology professor told me that this book was written by a wacko with fringe theories even though he had not read it.
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One day he made a comment about the “mongoloid” heritage of the Finnish people and explained that it was likely due to the fact that the Finns were an isolated direct fobidden of “homo erectus” and not quite “homo sapiens sapiens”. Forbidden Archeology documents a systematic process of “knowledge filtration” and constitutes a serious challenge to the Darwinian theory of evolu Over the past two centuries archeologists and anthropologists have ignored, forgotten and suppressed vast quantities of evidence showing that human beings like ourselves have existed on arcyaeology planet for tens of millions of years.
Cremo’s book, Forbidden Archeology, has attracted attention from Hindu creationists and afchaeology, but has been criticized by many mainstream scholars for his unorthodox views on archeology.
This book helps to bridge the gap and introduce the missing information in a gradual and detailed manner, leaving behind any doubt that you are consuming a mere subjective take on currently publicly available scanty evidence. Still, it was interesting if deadening. Nov 18, Natalie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Then there was the fact that this book was just a setup for their sequel: Cdemo Preview See a Problem?
Jul 29, Andrew Hennessey rated it it was amazing. Just amazing, what you won’t be taught at school. Michael Cremo lived with his family in Germany, where he went to high school. Cremo told Contemporary Authors that he decided to devote his fforbidden to Krishna in the early s, after receiving a copy of the Bhagavad Gita at a Grateful Dead concert.
I would not recommend this book to a casual reader who forbidden not obsessed with the origins of humankind. Views Read Edit View history.