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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This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Can I even read this book Forbidden Archaeology on Good reads and if so, how do I get started? I found it fascinating as I sat in class that this man was insinuating that I, as a Finn, was barely “human” enough to have earned the right to have fire and primitive tools, yet there I was in college completely integrated with the rest of the “homo sapiens sapiens”.
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Non sequitur su non sequitur. Preview — Forbidden Archeology by Michael A. Exhaustive and well-written book that every archeologist should read. Forbidden Archeologywhich he wrote with Richard L. Without a doubt this research text is whole and complete and pisses off every so called research wannabee that ever crawled the planet. The three stars I gave it were generous Cremo’s book, Forbidden Archeology, has attracted attention from Hindu creationists and paranormalists, but has been criticized by many mainstream scholars for his unorthodox views on archeology.
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. That was me when I first read this book. Really fascinating journey into the history of archaeology and human evolution. So far I find the book convincing mostly because of the copious cases that the author references in the text.
Retrieved on August 18, His thesis is that there is evidence for a much older human presence forvidden our planet than we traditionally acknowledge perhaps as much as Million years and that archaeologh evidence for a relatively young humanity 1 million years at most is shakier than we would like to think.
Retrieved 23 June Before you let yourself get swept away by Michael Cremo’s tidal wave of horseshit, just do yourself a favor and see how mainstream science has addressed his claims. Books by Michael A. Certainly it provides the historian of archaeology with a useful compendium archaeopogy case studies in the history and sociology of scientific knowledge, which can be used to foster debate within archaeology about how to describe the epistemology of one’s discipline.
If you really are into alternative science and archaeology then you may find this interesting This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Cremo’s central claim in Forbidden Archeology is that humans have lived on Earth for tens to hundreds of millions of years, and that the scientific establishment has suppressed the fossil evidence of extreme human antiquity.
L’Homo Sapiens ha convissuto per milioni di anni con quelli che la maggior parte degli studiosi del settore ritengono i suoi antenati Australopithecus, Homo Habilis, Homo Erectus: Chambers Harrap Wodak and Oldroyd : These things are reviewed and readers get to follow researchers’ and anthropologists’ arguments through the centuries.
There exists in the scientific community a knowledge filter that screens out unwelcome fofbidden. This book contains numerous examples of disregarded evidence just because it did not fit into the preconcieved notions of how things progressed, illustrating how anthropology and archaeology are not ‘sciences’ if one repeatedly disregards evidence in favor of sticking with hypothesis that have already been established – and in forbiddeb cases, without concrete evidence to begin with.
Jun 12, Linda rated it it was amazing Shelves: Whether all their evidence stands up or not and they’re clear on ambiguities themselves the book is a strong lesson in preconceptions and the importance of remembering that theory is not fact, and should be open to constant re-assessment. Sep 07, Rich Hoffman rated it it was amazing. Modern Gaudiya Vaishnavas to date.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cremo and Richard L. At least Cremo tells you upfront that he subscribes to the Hindu view of the world age circle.
Forbidden Archeology – Wikipedia
From Archaeology to Archaeologies: I understand why so few people, of my acquaintance, have never finished this tome He has also been a contributing editor to the magazine Back to Godhead and a bhakti yoga teacher. View all 12 comments.
It’s a serious call for scientists to revisit this holly and sacred theory submitted crem an era where knowledge of biology and biological processes was extremely limited.
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Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race
Jul 30, Alicedewonder rated it it was amazing. Groves also states that their discussion of radiometric dating fails to take account of the ongoing refinement of these methods, and the resulting fact that later results are more reliable than earlier ones. Cremo takes examples of archaeological artifacts and bones that are out of “insitu” context and makes fantastic historical claims regarding these specimens.
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 foribdden to, what they are taught as fact in science class from K through 12 and, indeed, in college and universities everywhere.
Mar 12, AniKore rated it it was amazing. It raises all kinds of questions about what humans really know about our past and what we still need to know.