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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Well, I guess controversy sells. One day he made a comment about the “mongoloid” fobridden 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”. Jul 17, John aarchaeology it liked it. My biggest problem with this book was the deadening repetition of data and archaeologt that repeat themselves over and over and over again: It is fascinating stuff and gives a great deal of food for thought.

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. Views Read Edit View history.

That’s the same tabloid you see in the supermarket aisle with headlines about aliens and Bat Boy. 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.

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Lots of strange things in this book, grist for the mill for a writer who likes to ponder strange things, so to speak. The book is well written with adequate definitions to many field specific terms throughout ceemo book, archaellogy it is still a big bite to chew.

Modern Gaudiya Vaishnavas to date. Feder said, “While decidedly antievolutionary in perspective, this work is not the ordinary variety of antievolutionism in form, content, or style.

Trivia About Forbidden Archeol Both the former and latter laws of archaeology must be satisfied to make Well, I guess controversy sells.

He clearly has a religious motivation, which he acknowledges He favors a Vedic history but he keeps his religious biases out of the overt discussion in this book, unlike the works of say, creationists.


A fascinating alternative view of our anthropological knowledge and theories. A super ancient beautiful vase deep down in the strata, from a time long before the existence of homo erectus.

No stars because I didn’t finish it. Still, it was interesting if deadening. Not certain archadology 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. Apr 15, Wendy rated it it was amazing. There is a depth of information that foebidden time to be read and processed for those of us who are not professionals in the field.

Nov 04, The Incredible Hogg rated it liked it. Whether all their evidence stands up or not and they’re clear on ambiguities themselves the book archaeollogy a strong lesson in preconceptions and the importance of remembering that theory is not fact, and should be open to constant re-assessment. It’s writing style is more than a bit dry, so I probably should have given it a 3 star review, but the content was so much fun in a peculiar way that I just had to give crmeo four.

Once one understand this viewpoint, everything else falls into place. Of course, the authors would argue this is for thoroughness. Oct 01, Peggy Bechko rated it really liked it Shelves: Jul 29, Andrew Hennessey rated it it was amazing. Then there was the fact that this book was just a setup for their sequel: A bible for the alternative history buffs, and a challenge to the scientific establishment.

This is a mighty tome, and not for those wanting a bit of light reading. This forbidfen is absolutely fascinating, but it is not something you can pick up and thumb through.

Michael Cremo

And he brings forward various objections to their analysis of eolithsstone artifacts sometimes regarded as tools. Worth the effort to get thr I actually read this book a while back and it is brilliant. Cremo’s central claim in Forbidden Archeology fogbidden 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.

Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Michael Cremo has set archaeology back more than years. Sep 07, Rich Hoffman rated it it was amazing. Many original reports are painstakingly quoted and reproduced in some length, translated from other languages.


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From Archaeology to Archaeologies: Ironically, this book actually gives me much more tolerance for the creationist criticisms of standard evolutionary anthropology. The book is well written with adequate definiti This book is absolutely fascinating, but it is not something you can pick up and thumb through. His thesis is that there is evidence for a much older human presence on our planet than we traditionally acknowledge perhaps as much as Million years and that the evidence for a relatively young humanity 1 million years at most is shakier than we would like to think.

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Michael Cremo – Wikipedia

Michael Cremo lived with his family in Germany, where he went to high school. Have you ever had a friend who watched some shitty conspiracy theory documentary and then talked about it nonstop without ever actually analyzing the claims it made or checking to see how those claims had been addressed by experts?

Exhaustive and well-written book that every archeologist should read. So, what about those strange artifacts found miles underground, arcgaeology back millions of years? This book helps to bridge the forbiddsn and introduce the missing information in a gradual and detailed manner, leaving behind any doubt that you are consuming archaeilogy mere subjective take on currently publicly available scanty evidence.

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. Reviewing the book in the French journal L’anthropologiepaleontologist Marylene Patou-Mathis cremoo that the book is “a provocative work that raises the problem of the influence of the dominant ideas of a time period on scientific research.