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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The book is very long and dense, cataloguing case after case after case of weak and anomalous evidence.

Michael Cremo

As I said before, this book is a commitment. Reviewing the book in the French journal L’anthropologiepaleontologist Marylene Patou-Mathis wrote 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.

The revelations of an objective and unbiased analysis vs.

The fact that our ancestors might be much older than we know, actually millions of years, is thrilling. Things like anatomically modern human bones recovered from rock strata millions of years old, and manufactured artifacts recovered from similarly ancient strata.

This “explanation” conveniently makes it possible for Cremo to reject the literal and literally mountains of evidence contradicting his pseudohistorical and pseudoscientific claptrap.

Many original reports are painstakingly quoted and reproduced in some length, translated from other languages. The scientific society has not been always honest with the public about the remains of our ancestors.


Evidence against a recent creation: Michael Cremo is a Vedic creationist responsible for perpetuating much woo and fodder for conspiracy theoristsparticularly through his book Forbidden Archaeologywhich he co-wrote with Richard L.

One day he made a comment about the “mongoloid” heritage 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”. Early paleoanthropologists, in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth, interpreted much empirical information as evidence favoring the existence of human beings in the Tertiary period about Still, their readings of the paleoarcheological and paleoanthropological records and how scientists whom don’t tow the ‘party’ line are treated is, for the most part, valid if not convincing.

Wodak and Oldryod [6]: Retrieved from ” https: Exhaustive and well-written book that every archeologist should read. 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. Archeologists, scientists, amateur archeologists and historians.

No stars because I didn’t finish it.

Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race by Michael A. Cremo

I would not recommend this book to a casual reader who is not obsessed with the origins of humankind. This is a mighty tome, and not for those wanting a bit of light reading. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Trivia About Forbidden Archeol May 08, Lyrae rated it it was amazing. This book changed me. Of course, the authors would argue this is for thoroughness.

Taylor, Richard, Louis A. Published December 15th by Torchlight Publishing first published 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 forbidxen purchase this soon.


He believes that modern humans, i. Had I not read this book, I would have continued regurgitating the same nonsense I was taught in michaael 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. Want to Read saving….

Michael Cremo and Forbidden Archeology

According to his own autobiography, Cremo has no scientific education bet you never would have expected that. Not certain they 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.

They are archheology bit cagey about their approach when the affirm: That’s the same tabloid you see in the supermarket aisle with headlines about aliens and Bat Boy.

The Hidden History of the Human Race”. He also fails to connote the “principal of association”. I read it cover to cover, and every student of paleoanthropology should do the mcihael. Open Preview See a Problem?