Buy Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race on Amazon. com Michael A Cremo is a research associate of the Bhaktivedanta Institute. 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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Some reviewers Feder mixhael Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The length and depth of the controversies surrounding human origins dating back to the 19th century is indeed a fascinating revelation. Jan fobridden, Kelli George rated it it was amazing. For a fraction of the price of my college class, I learned a great deal more and was not subjected to the cultural bias of my old Russian instructor.

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His evidence-based claims are supported by scientific analysis of artifacts, sediment layers in the Earth, human remains, and other archaeological and geological discoveries. Lots of stuff to think about and not for people who are married to current scientific theory about archrology history.

This book is absolutely fascinating, but it is not something you can pick up and thumb through. Retrieved 17 October So far I find the book convincing mostly because of the copious cases that the author references in the text.

Anybody in the field of anthropology and or has a curious mind concerning the origins of humanity and archeology should it. We conclude that the total evidence Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Combining this with other fobridden histories of science A Very Short History of Nearly Everythingmakes our quest for knowledge seem much more fallible and human.


There does seem to be an orthodoxy in th scientific community that brands as heretics all those who don’t accept the status quo. Leave a Reply Cancel reply.

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Cremo told Contemporary Authors that he decided to devote his life to Krishna in the early s, after receiving a copy of the Bhagavad Gita at a Grateful Dead concert. Early paleoanthropologists, in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth, interpreted much empirical information as evidence favoring the existence of human beings in the Tertiary period about So what Cremo and Thompson have done is “comb the early literature in great—indeed impressive—detail” [6]: 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.

Overall if you have an open mind and are willing to put in the time this is a great book to read. And he brings forward various objections to their analysis of eolithsstone artifacts sometimes regarded as tools. My biggest problem with this book was the deadening repetition of data and biographies that repeat themselves over and over and over again: I bought a library-released hardcover in perfect condition, and it’s worth a look. I hope Human Devolution is better than this one.

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I would not recommend this book to a casual reader who is not obsessed with the origins of humankind. Cremo takes examples of archaeological artifacts and bones that are out of “insitu” context and makes fantastic historical claims regarding these specimens. Arxheology 02, Jai Joshi rated it it was amazing.


Refresh and try again. His book Human Devolutionlike Forbidden Archeologyclaims that man has existed for millions of years, attempts to prove this by citing, as Meera Nanda puts it, “every possible research into the paranormal ever conducted anywhere to ‘prove’ the truth of holist Vedic cosmology which proposes the presence of a spiritual element in all matter which takes different forms, thereby explaining the theory of ‘devolution’.

Chambers Harrap I went to high school at an American school in Germany and spent my vacations traveling all over Europe. Within what has been found along with his theories, he does a good job giving the information that scientist on the other side of man’s history have to offer.

Not certain they needed to spend so much time beating the point home which might have been done in a few chapters or one section of a book. In distinction to the usual brand of such writing, the authors use original sources and the book is well written.

By detailed accounts the authors show how mainstream archaeology tries to stifle, suppress or totally ignore discoveries when they don’t fit their standard model of things.