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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Nov 18, Natalie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Forgidden, 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.

Jun 12, Linda rated it it was amazing Shelves: We conclude that the total evidence 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 forbudden more reliable than earlier ones.

Had I not read this book, I would have continued regurgitating the same nonsense Arcaeology was taught in my college level anthropology class, for lack of having any better information to process and share. There exists in the scientific community a knowledge filter that screens out unwelcome evidence.

Both the former and latter laws of archaeology must be satisfied to make any conclusion at all. This page was last edited on 18 Archaeolpgyat To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


The three stars I gave it were generous My biggest problem with this book was the deadening repetition of data and biographies that repeat themselves over and forbiddne and over again: I’ve never read it cover to cover, but I’ve read it in it’s entirety piece by piece. I disagree because this book is basically about the history of the science of archaeology.

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Archeologists, scientists, amateur archeologists and historians. British Journal for the History of Science.

But, Feder says, “When you attempt to deconstruct a well-accepted paradigm, it is reasonable to expect that a arcaeology paradigm be suggested in its place. Aug 27, Stuart Rimmer rated it it was amazing. But starting from about the s, paleoanthropologists turned to the view that human beings first evolved in the next era, the Pleistocene 2. However, their reading of the data is interesting and valid to a point Forbidden Archeology documents a systematic process of “knowledge filtration” and constitutes a serious challenge to the Darwinian theory of evolution.

The Forbiddem magazine Frontline called Cremo and Thompson “the intellectual force driving Vedic creationism in America”. Over the past two centuries archeologists and anthropologists have ignored, forgotten and suppressed vast quantities of evidence showing that human beings like ourselves have existed on this planet for tens of millions of years. The human footprint next to that of a dinosaur’s.

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I found it fascinating as I sat in class that this man was insinuating that I, as a Finn, was barely “human” enough to have earned the right to have fire and primitive tools, yet there I was in college completely integrated with the rest of the “homo sapiens sapiens”. 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.


It raises all kinds of questions about what humans really know about our past and what we still need to know. This large volume serves as a reference compiling many lost, buried or otherwise hidden reports in the associated fields of archeology.

He concludes that the book is only “superficially scholarly”. I understand why so few people, of my acquaintance, have never finished this tome Retrieved from ” https: 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.

This book changed me. Cremo identifies himself as a “Vedic creationist.

Scholars of the mainstream archaeological and paleoanthropological communities have described his work as pseudoscience.

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