Were Atlantis and Lemuria factual places? Who built the pyramids and for what purpose? How advanced was the technology of ancient cultures?
All this and more is covered in Exposed, Uncovered, & Declassified: Lost Civilizations & Secrets of the Past--the latest in the all-original series that is already sparking lively debate.
Erich von Däniken, best-selling author of Chariots of the Gods, examines the Egyptian pyramids, studying their astronomical implications and what message they were meant to convey.
Thomas G. Brophy, PhD, focuses on the mysterious Nabta Playa site in southern Egypt and its connection to African history.
Intrepid explorer of ancient America Frank Joseph covers archeological scandals and attempts to suppress evidence, including the Smithsonian's "loss" of Maya skulls discovered in the Aleutian Islands.
Researcher Steven Sora, author of The Lost Colony, delves into evidence that Scotland's Picts originated in North America and were connected to the ancient Micmac tribe of the Americas.
Philip Coppens of the History Channel's Ancient Aliens explores an ancient Celtic network of roads that may be connected to a 4,000-year-old land-based reproduction of Atlantis.
Scholar and mystery explorer Oberon Zell-Ravenheart brings together the Garden of Eden, the Tree of Life, the great deluge, and the sinking of Lemuria.
Marie D. Jones & Larry Flaxman (11:11: The Time Prompt Phenomenon) explore what ancient civilizations knew about sound and resonance, and how they may have used them to build megaliths and pyramids, and achieve altered states.
Journalist Nick Redfern reveals the U.S. government's abiding interest in our ancient past, religious mysteries, and enigmatic artifacts.
Evidence of these ancient mysteries is everywhere--if you know what to look for. Whether you're a believer, a skeptic, or somewhere in between, Exposed, Uncovered, and Declassified: Lost Civilizations & Secrets of the Past is sure to entertain and educate.
Softcover, 224 pages
Archaeological Scandals by Frank Joseph
Paradises Lost by Oberon Zell
The Cosmology of the Afterlife: Hamlet's Mill, the Star-Strewn Path, and the End of Days by Adrian G. Gilbert
Atlantis: The Lost Walhalla by Philip Coppens
Temples, Creator-Gods, and the Transfiguration of the Soul by Freddy Silva
Our Sonic Past: The Role of Sound and Resonance in Ancient Civilizations by Marie D. Jones and Larry Flaxman
Oppenheimer's Iron Thunderbolt: Evidence of Ancient Nuclear Weapons by Micah A. Hanks
From the Pyramids to the Pentagon: the U.S. Government and Ancient Mysteries by Nick Redfern
Race, Interrupted: Ancient Aliens and the Evolution of Humanity by Scott Alan Roberts
Clash of the Giants: The Untold Story of the Lost Atlantean Race by Pat Chouinard
The AB Intervention Hypothesis: The Truth Behind the Myths by Paul Von Ward
The Micmac and the Picts: Distant Cousins? by Steven Sora
UFO Cults: A Brief History of Religion by William Bramley
A Symbolic Landsape: The Mystery of Nabta Playa and Our Ancient Past by Thomas G. Brophy
The Time Machine by Erich von Däniken
About the Contributors
Atlantis. Lemuria. Mu. Eden. These famous names always bring to mind fantastic images of sprawling, flourishing civilizations and idyllic, utopian climes. But did they exist? The established archaeological community would be quick to respond with an emphatic no. But more and more experts are coming forward now--in addition to those who have been fighting to make their voices heard for decades--declaring that, yes, these places did, in fact, exist in some form.
The world is forever and always changing. Ocean levels have risen and fallen innumerable times over the millennia. We are just now realizing how even a seemingly minuscule change in sea level can completely alter the way we live. So why is it so difficult to believe that there once existed vast and glorious cultures that, along with their knowledge and histories, were lost to the sands of time or the depthless waters of a great flood? Most people cite a lack of any tangible evidence to support this idea, but what they don't know (or refuse to know) is that there IS evidence.
This collection delves into many questions concerning these lost civilizations, including their sometimes gigantic and otherworldly inhabitants, their possible contact with advanced beings and aliens, their religions, and other lost knowledge from a past we all share.
With no past, we can have no future. There is more to history if you know how to look at it and where to look. Let these experts show you the way.
Michael Pye and Kirsten Dalley
Intellectually stimulating overview of unorthodox archaeology by M. L. Lamendola, Amazon.com
This book is a collection of 15 original essays by 16 "unofficial"
archaeologists. The main value of this book is the curious reader can read the views of
16 leading "alternative" researchers without having to read 16 books. This work covers a wide range of subjects, from the pyramids to
archaeological scandals. One author even covers the idea of ancient
nuclear weapons and raises some very hard to answer questions from the
In this book, Philip Coppens provides his theories on Atlantis. I've
read (and enjoyed) Coppens before, and respect his work and his attitude
toward examining the unexplained. His take on Atlantis is the first one
that ever made sense to me. Normally, I will not read anything on
Atlantis because of how poorly that's been done by others. When I saw
Coppens' name on this piece, I read it and was duly impressed.
may not agree with the conclusions some of these authors reach. I know I
don't. But agreement isn't a necessary element for enjoying a
discussion now, is it? It's also probable that you've always suspected a
particular conclusion in the orthodoxy does not pass the smell test,
and one (or more) of these essays will strike a chord with you. I know
that's the case with me.
If you're tired of the same old weather,
sports, politics topics that dominate what pass for "conversations"
today, consider buying a couple of copies of this book to circulate
among your friends. Then get together for a lively discussion of the
implications of, for example, what Scott Alan Roberts was talking about
in his essay. That kind of intellectual stimulation has many benefits
including, researchers tell us, a degree of protection from dementia.
15 essays take up 233 pages. They are edited, but the authors' personality and style come through. The book is indexed, which
pleasantly surprised me.
Michael Pye has been an acquisitions editor for New Page
Books since 2003 acquiring hundreds of books in that time. He developed a
healthy appetite for the unexplained by watching far too many episodes of In
Search Of hosted by Leonard Nimoy after school instead of doing his homework,
which turned him into a reader of books on the strange and unexplained. He
earned a BA in English from Southern Connecticut State University.
Kirsten Dalley has functioned in various editorial
capacities at New Page Books since 2004. She is coauthor of The Nightmare
Encyclopedia, along with Jeff Belanger. She graduated from Columbia University
with a BA in comparative literature, which has proven to be of use in both her
career and her leisure pursuits (reading fiction and riding sportbikes).