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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My biggest problem with this book was the deadening repetition of data and biographies that repeat themselves over and over and over again: Sep 23, Dennis rated it it was ok Shelves: After Darwin’s “The origin of species” archeological items that contradict Darwinism were dismissed, even not discussed.

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.

The fact that our ancestors might be much older than we know, actually millions of years, is thrilling. Oct 01, Peggy Bechko rated it really liked it Shelves: I read it cover to cover, and every student of paleoanthropology should do the same. But this book changes the fields of anthropology and archeology to their very cores.

In Thompson and Cremo appeared on the NBC special The Mysterious Origins of Manwhich was based upon the book [13] [14] and which was similarly criticized by the scientific community.

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: Indeed, all Cremos claims have been addressed by the academic community, including using absolute dating methods to place these artifacts and bones, derived from “use-related secondary context”, in their proper historical context. Nov 18, Natalie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This foebidden made me want to major in archaeology – unfortunately, many of the college professors out there are adament against anything forbiddej of the timeline that they believe is set in stone, even now, almost a dozen years after this book was first published.


He also fails to connote the “principal of association”. Likewise much physical evidence is dated based upon theoretical correlations with sedimentary layers and agreement with standard frobidden rather than any attempt to, for instance, radioactively date the material. British Journal for the History of Science. The human footprint next to that of a dinosaur’s.

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Retrieved from ” https: That was me when I first read this book. Forbidden Archeology documents a systematic process of “knowledge filtration” and constitutes a serious challenge to the Darwinian theory of evolution. Wodak and Oldryod [6]: The book is very long and dense, cataloguing case after case after case of weak and anomalous evidence. It’s a serious call for scientists to revisit this holly and sacred theory submitted in an era where knowledge of biology and biological processes was extremely limited.

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.

Michael Cremo

This large volume serves as a reference compiling many lost, buried or otherwise hidden reports in the associated fields of archeology. This is a mighty tome, and not for those wanting a bit of light reading.

Chambers Dictionary of the Unexplained. Cremo actually uses the Weekly World News as a source in the book. I would not recommend this book to a casual reader who is not obsessed with the origins of humankind. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. So far I find the book convincing mostly because of the copious cases that the author references in the text. My interest in human origins was piqued at this point as I was confident that I was not being provided with objective and unfiltered information.


It is essentially a textbook. Antievolutionism Outside the Christian Arena”. Sep 07, Rich Hoffman rated it it was amazing. Cremo was born in Schenectady, New York.

Forbidden Archeology – Wikipedia

This is a horrible book. But starting from about the s, paleoanthropologists turned to the view that human beings first evolved in the next era, the Pleistocene 2. These ideas can compel researchers to publish their analyses according to the conceptions permitted by the scientific community. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Arcbaeology am happy I made the time to sit with this book. Wodak and Oldroyd [6]: These things are reviewed and readers get to follow researchers’ and anthropologists’ arguments through the centuries.

Retrieved from ” https: Scholars of the mainstream archaeological and paleoanthropological communities have described his fogbidden as pse Hindu creationist whose work argues that humans have lived on the earth for billions of years. This is a achaeology tome, written in a dry and technical manner, and yet is utterly fascinating.

Many original reports are painstakingly quoted and reproduced in some length, translated from other languages. 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.

There exists i Let me begin with the authors’ conclusion: Scholars of the mainstream archaeological and paleoanthropological communities have described his work as pseudoscience. Well, I guess controversy sells. Jun 07, Alan Grieveson rated it it was amazing.