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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I went to high school at an American school in Germany and spent my vacations traveling all over Europe. No trivia or quizzes yet. He has also been a contributing editor to the magazine Back to Godhead and a bhakti yoga teacher. 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.

Michael Cremo

Moreover, they say, although granting the book’s theory that anatomically modern humans co-existed with more primitive forms would certainly alter our current thinking about human history, it would not invalidate orthodox evolutionary theory.

Different reviewers for example, Feder [9]: While not uncritically accepting Cremo’s arguments and claims, I found it eye-opening to aecheology the weakness of many cornerstones of our standard scientific history of human evolution. One day he made a comment about the “mongoloid” forbiddfn of the Finnish people and explained that it was likely due to the fact that the Finns were an isolated direct ancestor of “homo erectus” and not quite “homo sapiens sapiens”.


See and discover other items: I was offended to say the least. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I like strange books, what can I say?

Michael Cremo and Forbidden Archeology

Scholars of the mainstream archaeological and paleoanthropological communities have described his work as pseudoscience. Java Man, for instance, seems to rest on very shaky evidence. I hope Human Devolution is better than this one.

This book helps to bridge the gap and introduce the missing information in a gradual and detailed manner, leaving behind any doubt that you are consuming a mere subjective take on currently publicly available scanty evidence. It is essentially a textbook.

Reviewing the book in the French journal L’anthropologiepaleontologist Marylene Patou-Mathis wrote that the book is “a provocative work that raises forbiddn problem of the influence of the dominant ideas of a time period on scientific research. Things like anatomically modern human bones recovered from rock strata millions of years old, This is a mighty tome, and not for those wanting a bit of light reading.

My archaeology professor told me that this book was written by a wacko with fringe theories even though he had not read it. 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.

I never knew that there were unequivocal modern remains and technology found in strata tens of millions of years ago, and even shoe prints found in rock that is hundreds of millions of years old. Cremo identifies himself as a “Vedic creationist.


Dec 07, Devero rated it did not like it. My anthropology teacher was an old stuffy kind of guy, reading to us from our textbooks during lecture, typically without any relevant dialogue or explanation.

At first I thought the authors would provide an objective, scientific micjael of archaeology findings. In distinction to the usual brand of such writing, the authors use original sources and the book is well written. Further, the overall tone of the work is far superior to that exhibited in ordinary creationist literature. A bible for the alternative history buffs, and a challenge to the scientific establishment.

Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race

Part of a series on. Retrieved 23 June Sep 23, Dennis rated it it was ok Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Lots of strange things in this book, archeoloby for the mill ardheology a writer who likes to ponder strange things, so to speak. 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. Some reviewers Feder [9]: Pages with related products.