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By Stephen Williams | Comments: ( 521 ) | Date: ( Dec 14, 2019 )

A cheerful and delightful excursion into the realms of fraud, hucksterism, wretched excess, and wishful thinking From Indiana Jones to Lost Atlantis, from mysticism to Mu, Williams reviews the colorful characters and misguided theories which have excited the public, and exasperated mainstream archaeologists Michael Crichton


  • Title: Fantastic Archaeology: The Wild Side of North American Prehistory
  • Author: Stephen Williams
  • ISBN: 9780812213126
  • Page: 245
  • Format: Paperback

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Comments Fantastic Archaeology: The Wild Side of North American Prehistory

  • Mike

    Williams' book delivers pretty much exactly what the title promises: a survey of cranks, hoaxes, and misconceptions in the archeology of North America. He tiptoes around a bit when it comes to the Mormon "revelations" but for the most part pulls no punches. He's as charitable as he can be when it comes to amateurs and the victims of hoaxes, but uses humor and dry ridicule a lot and keeps things entertaining. We meet a series of fascinating characters, as well some really repugnant frauds and opp [...]


  • Paul Franco

    Not having any work to do at home, I wanted to immerse myself in the long pseudo-novel I’m writing, but got sidetracked by a book called FANTASTIC ARCHAEOLOGY: the Wild Side of North American Prehistory.From “Chariots of the Gods?” to Atlantis, from religion to “psychic” archaeology, from Viking runes to Indiana Jones (book’s too old for Lara Croft), this is the funniest and most entertaining debunking in the history of skepticism.I particularly like an analogy the writer used to des [...]


  • DoctorM

    A wonderful account of the underside of North American archaeology--- frauds and delusionaries, visionaries and con men, Phoenicians in Kansas, Vikings in Minnesota, Africans in the Yucatan, Canaanites in Nebraska. This is a well-crafted and dryly witty account of the kind of archaeology that seems (alas!) to have corrupted History Channel, but says so much about the dreams, hopes, needs, and scams of 19th-c. America.


  • Valerie

    I read this for my Archaeology program.


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