Where did we come from? What is the true history of humankind? Michael A. Cremo and Richard L. Thompson challenge the prevailing theory of Darwinian. I perceive in Forbidden Archeology an important work of thoroughgoing In Cremo and Thompson’s words, archeological and paleoanthropological “‘facts’ tum. Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race by Michael A. Cremo and Richard L. Thompson quickly became a best selling underground.

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The Indian magazine Frontline called Cremo and Thompson “the intellectual force driving Vedic creationism in America”.

Certainly it provides the historian of archaeology with a useful compendium of case studies in the history qrcheology sociology of scientific knowledge, which can be used to foster debate within archaeology about how to describe the epistemology of one’s discipline. Cremo actually uses the Weekly World News as a source in the book. They are a bit cagey about their approach when the affirm: Forbidden Archeologywhich he wrote with Richard L. Listen to both sides of the discussion.

Instead this was just thompsoh compilation of facts that reads like a dry book report. He concludes that the book is only “superficially scholarly”.

Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race

Books by Michael A. Social Studies of Science. 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.


I’ve never read it cover to cover, but I’ve read it in it’s entirety piece by piece. Cremo’s book, Forbidden Archeology, has attracted attention from Hindu creationists and paranormalists, but has been criticized by many mainstream scholars for his unorthodox views on archeology.

As I said before, this book is a commitment. Before you let yourself get swept away by Michael Cremo’s tidal wave of horseshit, just do yourself a favor and see how mainstream science archeklogy addressed his claims.

May 31, Gevera Bert added it. He also fails to connote the “principal of association”. Then there was the fact that this book was just a setup for their sequel: Fingerprints of the Gods is the revolutionary rewrite of history that has persuaded millions of listeners throughout the world to change their preconceptions about the history arcehology modern society.

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I disagree because this book is basically about the history of the science of archaeology. Combining this with other mainstream histories of science A A fascinating alternative view of our anthropological knowledge and theories.

I read it before going to college and actually learning science, and being the young and uneducated dipshit that I was, it convinced me. It may be This is not an easy book to read. 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.


Jun 07, Alan Grieveson rated it it was amazing. Retrieved from ” https: My biggest problem with this book was the deadening repetition of data and biographies that repeat themselves over and over and over again: Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend?

Charles River Editors Narrated by: This book is a classic example of both a “strawman arguement” and a “red herring”.

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

It was interesting info presented, but the narration was low volume, dry, and hard to listen to. Had I not read this book, I would have continued regurgitating the same nonsense I was taught in my college level anthropology crsmo, for lack of having any better information to process and share.

From Archaeology to Archaeologies: Michael Cremo lived with his family in Germany, where he went to high school.

Old bones and stone tool findings that have been ignored due to their anomaly. 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.