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 and millions of other books are available for instant access. .. Michael A Cremo is a research associate of the Bhaktivedanta Institute. 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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Jul 17, John rated it liked it. He concludes that the book is only “superficially scholarly”. Cremo actually uses the Weekly World News as a source in the book. Cremo was born in Schenectady, New York. The gold necklace in ancient coal.
Michael Cremo and Forbidden Archeology
Views Read Edit View history. This is a massive tome, written in a dry and technical manner, and yet is utterly fascinating. May 08, Lyrae rated it it was amazing. Further, the overall tone of the work is far superior to that exhibited in ordinary creationist literature.
Reviewing the book in the French journal L’anthropologiepaleontologist Marylene Patou-Mathis wrote that the book is “a provocative work that raises kichael problem of the influence of the dominant ideas of a time period firbidden scientific research. According to his own autobiography, Cremo has no scientific education bet you never would have expected that.
This page was last edited on 18 Mayat 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. The Mysterious Origins of Man.
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In distinction to the usual brand of such writing, the authors use original sources and the book is well written. Different reviewers for example, Feder : It is ever thus and a downside of peer reviews. The three stars I gave it were generous 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.
Chambers Harrap Many original reports are painstakingly quoted and reproduced in some length, translated from other languages. Worth the effort to get through it. Views Read Edit Fossil record.
My biggest problem with this book was the deadening repetition of data and biographies that repeat themselves over and over and over again: Still, their readings of the paleoarcheological and paleoanthropological records and how scientists whom don’t tow the ‘party’ line are treated is, for the most part, valid if not convincing.
Antievolutionism Outside the Christian Arena”. While not uncritically accepting Cremo’s arguments and claims, I found it eye-opening to consider the weakness of many cornerstones of our standard scientific history of human evolution.
One of the core notions in Cremo’s Forbidden Archaeology is the assertion that a system of knowledge filtration exists within archaeology and by inference, the greater scientific community.
Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Jul 29, Andrew Hennessey rated it it was amazing. That said, the arguments do seem strained and cherry-picked mchael times Jun 12, Linda rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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. He says they fail to give due credit to the advances in technique that distinguish science in recent times from that of the nineteenth century.
A bible for the alternative history buffs, and a challenge to the scientific establishment.
Jul 30, Alicedewonder rated it it was amazing. 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 forbirden conclusions to, what they are taught as fact in science class from K through 12 and, indeed, in college and universities everywhere.
It may be the most important book of the last century to come along since Darwin. Cremo told Creko Authors that he decided to devote his life to Krishna in the early s, after receiving a copy of the Forbidedn Gita at a Grateful Dead concert. Cremo sets out misinforming the reader about archaeological and geological site formation, confusing the “principle of stratigraphy” superposition with stratification.
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 The human footprint next to that of a dinosaur’s.