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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They are a bit cagey about their approach when the affirm: The book is very long and dense, cataloguing case after case after case of weak and anomalous evidence.
Hindu creationist whose work argues that humans have lived on the earth for billions of years. It is fascinating stuff and gives a great deal of food for thought. Archaeoligy in the field of anthropology and or has a curious mind concerning the origins of humanity and archeology should it.
My problem, and it is a personal one, is that I do not have the academic background to argue with them. Ironically, this book actually gives me much more tolerance for the creationist criticisms of standard evolutionary anthropology.
There does seem to be an orthodoxy in th scientific community that brands as heretics all those who don’t accept the status quo. Sep 07, Rich Hoffman rated it it was amazing. Many original reports are painstakingly quoted and reproduced in some length, translated from other languages.
The book is more than pages long. Over the past two centuries archeologists and foridden have ignored, forgotten and suppressed vast quantities of evidence showing that human beings like ourselves have existed on this planet for tens of millions archasology years. This is a massive tome, written in a dry and technical manner, and yet is utterly fascinating.
The book is well written with adequate definiti This book is absolutely fascinating, but it is not something you can pick up and thumb through.
Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race
Jan 17, Kelli George rated it it was amazing. That said, the arguments do seem strained and cherry-picked at times I don’t believe Cremo’s arguments wholesale.
It’s a serious call for scientists to revisit this holly and sacred theory submitted in an era where knowledge of biology and biological processes was extremely limited. Had I not read this book, I would have continued creko the same nonsense I was taught in my college level anthropology class, for lack of having any better information to process and share.
Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race by Michael A. Cremo
I was offended to say the least. The length and depth of the controversies surrounding human origins dating back to the 19th century is indeed a fascinating revelation. See 2 questions about Forbidden Archeology….
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Several reviewers Murray, : And I haven’t even gotten to the weird parts yet. There exists i Let me begin with the authors’ conclusion: Dec 15, Alice rated it really liked it.
Cremo takes examples of archaeological artifacts and bones that are out of “insitu” context and makes fantastic historical claims regarding these specimens. This book contains numerous examples of disregarded evidence just because it did not fit into the preconcieved notions of how things crfmo, illustrating how anthropology and archaeology are not ‘sciences’ if one repeatedly disregards This book made me want to major afchaeology archaeology – unfortunately, many of the college professors arrchaeology there are adament against anything outside of the timeline that they believe is set in stone, even now, almost a dozen years after this book was first published.
Taylor, Richard, Louis A. I never knew that there were unequivocal modern remains and technology found in strata tens of millions of years ag This is a massive tome, written in a dry and technical manner, and yet is utterly fascinating.
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I have read this huge volume, which details anthropological, paleontological and archaeological discoveries classified as “anomalies” because their very presence suggest that the conventional “facts” as established by a dogmatic scientific establishment, intolerant of challenges to their religion, three times now, and I plan to purchase this soon. The authors created a breathtakingly researched work that should but won’t be in ever public school library, so that students can research independently, and draw their own conclusions to, what they are taught as fact in science class from K through 12 and, indeed, in dremo and forbiddn everywhere.
Well, Archaeilogy guess controversy sells. Nov 18, Natalie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: No stars because I didn’t finish it. It may be This is not an easy book archaeoolgy read. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It is ever thus and a downside of peer reviews.
Had I really been a direct ancestor of “homo erectus”, I guess it would have been appropriate for me to have just bonked him on the head with my caveman club I am surprised by the plethora of uncritical readers in this forum. Excellent book for anyone interested in anthropology, archaeology, human origins.