Frauds Myths And Mysteries

✏Book Title : Frauds Myths and Mysteries Science and Pseudoscience in Archaeology
✏Author : Kenneth Feder
✏Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
✏Release Date : 2010-11-01
✏Pages : 416
✏ISBN : 007811697X
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Frauds Myths and Mysteries Science and Pseudoscience in Archaeology Book Summary : Committed to the scientific investigation of human antiquity, this indispensable supplementary text uses interesting archaeological hoaxes, myths, and mysteries to show how we can truly know things about the past through science. Examples of fantastic findings support the carefully, logically, and entertainingly described flaws in the purported evidence. By placing wildly inaccurate claims within the context of the scientific method, Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries demonstrates how science approaches fascinating questions about human antiquity and, in so doing, shows where pseudoscience falls short.

📒Frauds Myths And Mysteries ✍ Kenneth L. Feder

✏Book Title : Frauds myths and mysteries
✏Author : Kenneth L. Feder
✏Publisher : Mayfield Publishing Company
✏Release Date : 1996-01-01
✏Pages : 290
✏ISBN : 1559345233
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Frauds myths and mysteries Book Summary :

📒Frauds Myths And Mysteries ✍ Kenneth Feder

✏Book Title : Frauds Myths and Mysteries
✏Author : Kenneth Feder
✏Publisher : McGraw-Hill Higher Education
✏Release Date : 2013-04-15
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : 9780077497637
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Frauds Myths and Mysteries Book Summary : Committed to the scientific investigation of human antiquity, Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries: Science and Pseudoscience in Archaeology uses interesting archaeological hoaxes, myths, and mysteries to show how we can use science to learn things about the past. By placing wildly inaccurate claims within the context of the scientific method, this indispensable supplementary text demonstrates how science approaches questions about human antiquity and, in doing so, shows where pseudoscience falls short.

✏Book Title : Frauds Myths and Mysteries Science and Pseudoscience in Archaeology
✏Author : Kenneth L. Feder
✏Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
✏Release Date : 2013-04-15
✏Pages : 416
✏ISBN : 0078035074
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Frauds Myths and Mysteries Science and Pseudoscience in Archaeology Book Summary : Committed to the scientific investigation of human antiquity, Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries: Science and Pseudoscience in Archaeology uses interesting archaeological hoaxes, myths, and mysteries to show how we can use science to learn things about the past. By placing wildly inaccurate claims within the context of the scientific method, this indispensable supplementary text demonstrates how science approaches questions about human antiquity and, in doing so, shows where pseudoscience falls short.

✏Book Title : The Skeptic Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience
✏Author : Michael Shermer
✏Publisher : ABC-CLIO
✏Release Date : 2002-01-01
✏Pages : 903
✏ISBN : 9781576076538
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Skeptic Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience Book Summary : Examines supernatural controversies such as crop circles, the Shroud of Turin, and cold fusion, and provides evidence for and against each phenomenon.

📒Perilous Planet Earth ✍ Trevor Palmer

✏Book Title : Perilous Planet Earth
✏Author : Trevor Palmer
✏Publisher : Cambridge University Press
✏Release Date : 2003-06-12
✏Pages : 522
✏ISBN : 0521819288
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Perilous Planet Earth Book Summary : A readable account of the history of natural disasters throughout history.

📒The Past In Perspective ✍ Kenneth L. Feder

✏Book Title : The Past in Perspective
✏Author : Kenneth L. Feder
✏Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
✏Release Date : 2013
✏Pages : 563
✏ISBN : 0199950733
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Past in Perspective Book Summary : Ideal for introduction to archaeology and world prehistory courses, The Past in Perspective: An Introduction to Human Prehistory, Sixth Edition, is an engaging and up-to-date chronological overview of human prehistory. Kenneth L. Feder introduces students to "the big picture"--the grand sweep of human evolutionary history--presenting the human past within the context of fundamental themes of cultural evolution. Written in a refreshingly accessible voice, this unique narrative personalizes the past and makes it relevant to today's students. Using a consistent chapter format--"Prelude, Chronicle, Issues and Debates, and Case Study Close-up"--Feder helps students master both what we definitely know and what is still debatable about the complex story of the human past. New to This Edition: An expanded discussion of techniques in the discovery, analysis, and interpretation of archaeological sites (Ch. 2) A new section on archaeological ethics Updated coverage of the earliest human settlement of the Pacific and in the New World (Ch. 7) A new "Issues and Debates" discussion: Was the Development of Civilization a Good Thing? (Ch. 10) Updated treatment of the Indus Valley and the development of the state in ancient China (Ch. 11) An expanded presentation of the Inca, including a new "Case Study Close-up" on child sacrifice (Ch. 13) A new "Case Study Close-up" (Ch. 14), organized to focus exclusively on North America

📒Hoax ✍ Edward Steers (Jr.)

✏Book Title : Hoax
✏Author : Edward Steers (Jr.)
✏Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
✏Release Date : 2013
✏Pages : 235
✏ISBN : 9780813141596
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Hoax Book Summary : Investigates six of history's biggest frauds, looking at how the hoaxes were carried out and what continued belief in them reveals about society's understanding of history.

✏Book Title : Encyclopedia of Dubious Archaeology From Atlantis to the Walam Olum
✏Author : Kenneth L. Feder
✏Publisher : ABC-CLIO
✏Release Date : 2010-10-11
✏Pages : 292
✏ISBN : 9780313379192
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Encyclopedia of Dubious Archaeology From Atlantis to the Walam Olum Book Summary : This book provides a fascinating, encyclopedic antidote for the mysticism and pseudoscience surrounding well-known or highly publicized archaeological and anthropological "discoveries." • 134 alphabetical entries of terms related to extraordinary archaeological claims, many related to popular frauds, misinterpretations, and misrepresentations of the human past • Contains 50 illustrations, including depictions of the Maya calendar day and month glyphs, ancient astronomical alignments, the sarcophagus lid of the Maya ruler Pacal, and the Ica Stones • Photographs of such monuments and artifacts as the pyramids at Giza, Serpent Mound, Nazca ground drawings, Tucson artifacts, Michigan Relics, and Easter Island Moai bring the topics to life • A comprehensive bibliography and further reading suggestions at the end of each entry feed further investigation

📒Death By Theory ✍ Adrian Praetzellis

✏Book Title : Death by Theory
✏Author : Adrian Praetzellis
✏Publisher : Rowman Altamira
✏Release Date : 2011-01-16
✏Pages : 198
✏ISBN : 9780759119598
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Death by Theory Book Summary : This thoroughly updated version of an archaeological classic, featuring the fictional archaeologist Hannah Green and her shovelbum nephew, allows students to learn the basics of archaeological theory while puzzling out a mysterious turn of events.