Readers will hugely enjoy their quest in these pages of inspired storytelling. The times uk three rivers Press CA. Could the story of mankind be far older than we have previously believed? Using tools as varied as archaeo-astronomy, and computer analysis of ancient myths, geology, Graham Hancock presents a compelling case to suggest that it is.
Fingerprints of the Gods #ad - A fancy piece of historical sleuthing. In ancient monuments as far apart as egypt’s great sphinx, he reveals not only the clear fingerprints of an as-yet-unidentified civilization of remote antiquity, and Mexico’s awe-inspiring Temples of the Sun and Moon, the strange Andean ruins of Tihuanaco, but also startling evidence of its vast sophistication, technological advancement, and evolved scientific knowledge.
A record-breaking number one bestseller in britain, Fingerprints of the Gods contains the makings of an intellectual revolution, a dramatic and irreversible change in the way that we understand our past—and so our future. And fingerprints of God tells us something more. Intriguing and entertaining and sturdy enough to give a long pause for thought.
Kirkus reviews in fingerprints of the gods, Hancock embarks on a worldwide quest to put together all the pieces of the vast and fascinating jigsaw of mankind’s hidden past.
MAGICIANS OF THE GODSGriffin #ad - Magicians is poised perfectly for what his fans want to hear as well as for ushering in a new generation of readers. He travels to a wholly different set of ancient sites, including Gobekli Tepe, and brings entirely up to date and exciting material to the table for fans eagerly awaiting more evidence in favor of the prehistoric civilization.
Twenty years after this massive bestseller debuted, Hancock returns with its sequel, filled with completely new scientific and archaeological evidence. Since 2007, a host of new proof has come to light supporting his theories through new archaeological discoveries. St martin s Griffin. With over 5 million copies sold worldwide of fingerprints of the Gods, its New York Times bestselling sequel Magicians of the Gods brings new evidence supporting Hancock's thesis that a global cataclysm wiped out a great global civilization.
MAGICIANS OF THE GODS #ad - On the heels of the very successful hardcover edition, Hancock returns with this paperback version including three new chapters brimming with recent reporting of fresh scientific advances ranging from DNA to astrophysics that substantially support his case. Twenty years ago, graham hancock published Fingerprints of the Gods an astonishing, deeply controversial investigation of the mysteries of and the evidence for Earth's lost prehistoric civilization.
And, even more intriguing, he proposes an answer to the one question he could not answer in Fingerprints what caused this civilization to disappear.
America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost CivilizationSt. Martin's Press #ad - The instant new york times bestseller!was an advanced civilization lost to history in the global cataclysm that ended the last Ice Age? Graham Hancock, the internationally bestselling author, has made it his life's work to find out--and in America Before, he draws on the latest archaeological and DNA evidence to bring his quest to a stunning conclusion.
We’ve been taught that north and south america were empty of humans until around 13, 000 years ago – amongst the last great landmasses on earth to have been settled by our ancestors. In the process, from the mississippi valley to the Amazon rainforest, he reveals that ancient "New World" cultures share a legacy of advanced scientific knowledge and sophisticated spiritual beliefs with supposedly unconnected "Old World" cultures.
America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization #ad - Have archaeologists focused for too long only on the "old world" in their search for the origins of civilization while failing to consider the revolutionary possibility that those origins might in fact be found in the "New World"?America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization is the culmination of everything that millions of readers have loved in Hancock's body of work over the past decades, namely a mind-dilating exploration of the mysteries of the past, amazing archaeological discoveries and profound implications for how we lead our lives today.
But new discoveries have radically reshaped this long-established picture and we know now that the Americas were first peopled more than 130, 000 years ago – many tens of thousands of years before human settlements became established elsewhere. Hancock's research takes us on a series of journeys and encounters with the scientists responsible for the recent extraordinary breakthroughs.
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Magicians of the Gods: The Forgotten Wisdom of Earth's Lost Civilisation - the Sequel to Fingerprints of the GodsCoronet #ad - Magicians of the Gods St martin s Griffin. Coronet.
Underworld: The Mysterious Origins of CivilizationThree Rivers Press #ad - St martin s Griffin. Guided by cutting-edge science, innovative computer-mapping techniques, and the latest archaeological scholarship, Hancock examines the mystery at the end of the last Ice Age and delivers astonishing revelations that challenge our long-held views about the existence of a sunken universe built on the ocean floor.
Three Rivers Press. You will be captivated by underworld, a provocative book that is both a compelling piece of hard evidence for a fascinating forgotten episode in human history and a completely new explanation for the origins of civilization as we know it. In this explosive new work of archaeological detection, bestselling author and renowned explorer Graham Hancock embarks on a captivating underwater voyage to find the ruins of a mythical lost civilization hidden for thousands of years beneath the world’s oceans.
Underworld: The Mysterious Origins of Civilization #ad - . Coronet. What secrets lie beneath the deep blue sea? Underworld takes you on a remarkable journey to the bottom of the ocean in a thrilling hunt for ancient ruins that have never been found—until now. Filled with exhilarating accounts of his own participation in dives off the coast of Japan, and the Arabian Sea, the Atlantic, as well as in the Mediterranean, we watch as Hancock discovers underwater ruins exactly where the ancient myths say they should be—submerged kingdoms that archaeologists never thought existed.
Supernatural: Meetings with the Ancient Teachers of MankindDisinformation Books #ad - Coronet. His quest takes him on a detective journey from the stunningly beautiful painted caves of prehistoric France, Spain, and Italy to rock shelters in the mountains of South Africa, where he finds extraordinary Stone Age art. He uncovers clues that lead him to the depths of the Amazon rainforest to drink the powerful hallucinogen Ayahuasca with shamans, whose paintings contain images of "supernatural beings" identical to the animalhuman hybrids depicted in prehistoric caves.
Three Rivers Press. Less than fifty thousand years ago mankind had no art, no sophisticated symbolism, no religion, no innovative thinking. Then, in a dramatic and electrifying change, " all the skills and qualities that we value most highly in ourselves appeared already fully formed, described by scientists as "the greatest riddle in human history, as though bestowed on us by hidden powers.
Supernatural: Meetings with the Ancient Teachers of Mankind #ad - In supernatural graham hancock sets out to investigate this mysterious "beforeandafter moment" and to discover the truth about the influences that gave birth to the modern human mind. Hallucinogens such as mescaline also produce visionary encounters with exactly the same beings. Disinformation Books. Scientists at the cutting edge of consciousness research have begun to consider the possibility that such hallucinations may be real perceptions of other "dimensions.
Could the "supernaturals" first depicted in the painted caves be the ancient teachers of mankind? Could it be that human evolution is not just the "meaningless" process that Darwin identified, but something more purposive and intelligent that we have barely begun to understand? St martin s Griffin.
Magicians of the Gods: Sequel to the International Bestseller Fingerprints of the GodsThomas Dunne Books #ad - Everywhere they went these 'magicians of the Gods' brought with them the memory of a time when mankind had fallen out of harmony with the universe and paid a heavy price. At least eight of the fragments hit the North American ice cap, while further fragments hit the northern European ice cap. Graham hancock's multi-million bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods remains an astonishing, deeply controversial, wide-ranging investigation of the mysteries of our past and the evidence for Earth's lost civilization.
Disinformation Books. Some of these struck the Earth causing a global cataclysm on a scale unseen since the extinction of the dinosaurs. The impacts, generated huge amounts of heat which instantly liquidized millions of square kilometers of ice, 000 miles an hour, from comet fragments a mile wide approaching at more than 60, destabilizing the Earth's crust and causing the global Deluge that is remembered in myths all around the world.
Magicians of the Gods: Sequel to the International Bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods #ad - They settled at key locations - gobekli tepe in turkey, Mexico, Giza in Egypt, Baalbek in the Lebanon, ancient Sumer, Peru and across the Pacific where a huge pyramid has recently been discovered in Indonesia. Coronet. St martin s Griffin. The evidence revealed in this book shows beyond reasonable doubt that an advanced civilization that flourished during the Ice Age was destroyed in the global cataclysms between 12, 800 and 11, 600 years ago.
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Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge A Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human EvolutionBantam #ad - Weekly “an eloquent proposal for recovering something vital—a sense of the sacred, the transcendent, the Absolute—before it’s too late. Larry Dossey, M. D. And space, author of meaning & medicine, Recovering the Soul, Time & Machine St martin s Griffin. Mckenna provides a revisionist look at the historical role of drugs in the east and the West, cocaine, from ancient spice, and rum trades to marijuana, sugar, and even television—illustrating the human desire for the “food of the gods” and the powerful potential to replace abuse of illegal drugs with a shamanic understanding, insistence on community, synthetics, reverence for nature, and increased self-awareness.
Praise for food of the gods “Deserves to be the modern classic on mind-altering drugs and hallucinogens. The washington post “terence McKenna is the most important—and most entertaining—visionary scholar in America. Tom robbins “the culture’s foremost spokesperson for the psychedelic experience.
Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge A Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution #ad - . Coronet. Those who know and enjoy Joseph Campbell’s work will almost certainly appreciate McKenna. L. A.
Forgotten Civilization: The Role of Solar Outbursts in Our Past and FutureInner Traditions #ad - Scientific confirmation of advanced civilization at the end of the last ice age, and greece, wiping out antediluvian civilization and incinerating much of the evidence of that period • reveals data that show solar outbursts powerful enough to devastate modern society could return in the future Building upon his revolutionary theory that the Sphinx dates back much further than 2500 BCE, as well as the catastrophe that destroyed it nearly 12, and what the evidence means for our future • Demonstrates, the solar catastrophe that destroyed it, that advanced civilization extends thousands of years further back than generally acknowledged • Examines the catastrophic solar outbursts that ended the last ice age, geologist Robert Schoch reveals scientific evidence of advanced civilization predating ancient Egypt, Sumeria, 000-year-old megalithic complex of Göbekli Tepe, based on the 12, 000 years ago and what its legacy can teach us about our own future.
. He explores within this framework, 10, how many megalithic monuments, and ancient legends fall logically into place, 000 years ago, as well as the reinterpreted Easter Island rongorongo texts and the intentional burial, underground cities, of the Göbekli Tepe complex in Turkey. Schoch reveals scientific evidence that shows how history could repeat itself with a coronal mass ejection powerful enough to devastate modern society.
Forgotten Civilization: The Role of Solar Outbursts in Our Past and Future #ad - Weaving together a new view of the origins of civilization, the truths behind ancient wisdom, and the dynamics of the planet we live on, Schoch maintains we must heed the megalithic warning of the past and collectively prepare for future events. Coronet. Three Rivers Press. He explains how these events eradicated the civilization of the time and set humanity back thousands of years, only to reemerge around 3500 BCE with scattered memories and nascent abilities.
Serpent in the Sky: The High Wisdom of Ancient EgyptQuest Books #ad - Food of the gods the search for the Original Tree of Knowledge A Radical History of Plants Drugs and Human Evolution. This revised edition includes a new introduction linking Egyptian spiritual science with the perennial wisdom tradition and an appendix updating West's work in redating the Sphinx. In this pioneering study west documents that: Hieroglyphs carry hermetic messages that convey the subtler realities of the Sacred Science of the Pharaohs.
The great sphinx represents geological proof that such a civilization existed. Quest Books IL. St martin s Griffin. Forgotten civilization: The Role of Solar Outbursts in Our Past and Future. Egyptian knowledge of the universe was a legacy from a highly sophisticated civilization that flourished thousands of years ago.
Serpent in the Sky: The High Wisdom of Ancient Egypt #ad - Egyptian science, medicine, mathematics, and astronomy were more sophisticated than most modern Egyptologists acknowledge. Coronet. Illustrated with over 140 photographs and line drawings. Thomas Dunne Books. John anthony west's revolutionary reinterpretation of the civilization of Egypt challenges all that has been accepted as dogma concerning Ancient Egypt.
The Book of Five RingsShambhala #ad - St martin s Griffin. Coronet. His scholarship and insight into the deep meaning of this classic are evident in his introduction and notes to the text. Disinformation Books. For musashi, the way of the martial arts was a mastery of the mind rather than simply technical prowess—and it is this path to mastery that is the core teaching in The Book of Five Rings.
Thomas Dunne Books. Forgotten civilization: The Role of Solar Outbursts in Our Past and Future. Musashi gives timeless advice on defeating an adversary, creating confusion, throwing an opponent off-guard, and other techniques for overpowering an assailant that will resonate with both martial artists and everyone else interested in skillfully dealing with conflict.
The Book of Five Rings #ad - Three Rivers Press. Quest Books IL. This edition also includes a translation of one of Musashi’s earlier writings, “The Way of Walking Alone, ” and calligraphy by Japanese artist Shiro Tsujimura. William scott wilson’s translation is faithful to the original seventeenth-century Japanese text while being wonderfully clear and readable.
When the undefeated samurai miyamoto musashi retreated to a cave in 1643 and wrote The Book of Five Rings, a manifesto on swordsmanship, strategy, and winning for his students and generations of samurai to come, he created one of the most perceptive and incisive texts on strategic thinking ever to come from Asia.
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