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 and millions of other books are available for instant access. .. Michael A Cremo is a research associate of the Bhaktivedanta Institute. 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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Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race

Refresh and try again. Retrieved from ” https: 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.

I would not recommend this book to a casual reader who is not obsessed with the origins of humankind. Slota “The Age of the Calaveras Skull: 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.

Oct 01, Peggy Bechko rated it really liked it Shelves: So overwhelming is the evidence that the authors present against the dominant hegemony michel archeological thought, that this book reads like a relentless inventory of archeological ‘finds’ which suggests a archeooogy other than that which is commonly accepted and propounded, ‘finds’ which the establishment overlook, or outright deny.

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. In distinction to the usual brand of such writing, the authors use original sources and the book is well written.


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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 many cases, without concrete evidence to begin with.

Both the former and latter laws of archaeology must be satisfied to make any conclusion at all. British Journal for the History of Science.

He sometimes writes books on Hindu spirituality under the pseudonym of Drutakarma Dasa. 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. The older evidence, Cremo and Thompson say, was never shown bad; it was just reinterpreted in such a way as to rule out tertiary humans. It’s over pages long and reads like an encyclopedia.

I don’t believe Cremo’s arguments wholesale. I am happy I made the time to sit with this book. Social Studies of Science.

Jul 30, Alicedewonder rated it it was amazing. Ironically, this book actually gives me much more tolerance for the creationist criticisms of standard evolutionary anthropology.

This is fogbidden mighty tome, and not for those wanting a bit of light reading. Mar 08, Jeffrey Petit-bois rated it really liked it. Nov 18, Natalie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Views Read Edit View history.

Forbidden Archeology – Michael A. Cremo

May 08, Lyrae rated it it was amazing. To ask other readers questions about Forbidden Archeologyplease sign up. The proof is provided in great abundance, and has rattled the cages of the worlds religions, political structure, and education institutions. Retrieved from ” https: 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.


Scholars of the mainstream archaeological and paleoanthropological communities have described his work as pseudoscience. The fact that our ancestors might be much older than we know, actually millions of years, is thrilling.

And I haven’t even gotten to the weird parts yet. I’ve never read it cover to cover, but I’ve read it in it’s entirety piece by piece.

The human footprint next to that of a dinosaur’s. Many original reports are painstakingly quoted and reproduced in some length, translated from other languages. They are a bit cagey about their approach when the affirm: 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 fotbidden.

Text of creationist bills: To get the gist of it, the condensed version is far superior. Ultimately, the book questions the Darwinian evolutionary assumptions underlying modern paleoanthropology. Wodak and Oldryod [6]: