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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Antievolutionism Outside the Christian Arena”. Cremo’s father, Salvatore Cremo, was a United States military intelligence officer. And I haven’t even gotten to the weird parts yet. 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.

It is this book that has opened the door arcjaeology all the ancient alien theories that are now very popular. The Indian magazine Frontline called Cremo and Fodbidden “the intellectual force driving Vedic creationism in America”.

Things like anatomically modern human bones recovered from rock strata millions of aarchaeology old, and manufactured artifacts recovered from similarly ancient strata. Archeologists, scientists, amateur archeologists and historians. Retrieved 17 October The book’s authors “openly acknowledge the Vedic inspiration of their research” and make what Feder calls the “reasonable request” that the Vedic derivation of their theoretical outlook not disqualify it.

Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race

There is a depth of information that needs time to be read and processed for those of us who are not professionals in the field. A fascinating alternative view of our anthropological knowledge and theories. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Likewise much physical evidence is dated based upon theoretical correlations with sedimentary layers and agreement with standard theory rather than any attempt to, for instance, radioactively date the material.


Published December 15th by Torchlight Publishing first published It’s over pages long and reads like an encyclopedia.

Listen to both sides of the discussion. Jul 30, Alicedewonder rated it it was amazing. All these findings indicate a great human civilisation, lost in time. Well, I guess controversy sells. Cremo sets out misinforming the reader about archaeological and geological site formation, confusing the “principle of forbisden superposition with stratification. This book contains numerous examples of disregarded evidence just because it did not fit into the preconcieved notions of how things flrbidden, illustrating how anthropology and archaeology are not ‘sciences’ if one repeatedly disregards evidence in favor of sticking with hypothesis that have already been established archaeologj and in many cases, without concrete evidence to begin with.

Social Studies of Science. Scholars of the mainstream archaeological and paleoanthropological communities have described his work as pseudoscience. Jun 07, Alan Grieveson rated it it was amazing. I don’t believe Cremo’s arguments wholesale.

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This would be necessary because so many scientists ctemo academics would be hostile to their thesis. 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.

Worth the effort to get thr I actually read this book a while back and it is brilliant. The reason the vast majority of scientists agree that we’ve been on earth less than that is because that’s what all the evidence points to. This book is shyt. 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: Old bones and stone tool findings that have been ignored due to their anomaly.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The length and depth of the controversies surrounding human origins dating back to the 19th century is indeed a fascinating revelation.

Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race by Michael A. Cremo

Let me begin with the authors’ conclusion: His idea that there is some massive cover-up to keep the idea that humans have been on the earth for millions of years is ridiculous.

I read it cover to cover, and every student of paleoanthropology should do the same. Writing in Geoarcheology[9]: No stars because I didn’t finish it. Social Studies of Science, 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It raises all kinds of questions about what humans really know about our past and what we still need to know.