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Anthropology & Mythology

Flem-Ath, Rand and Rose, 1995. When the Sky Fell: In Search of Atlantis. New York: St. Martin's Press.
A book which heavily influenced Graham Hancock in his Fingerprints of the Gods. It also goes along with Hapgood's theories. The basic premise of the Flem-Ath book is that there indeed was an Atlantis which, instead of sinking, slipped from its position in the Atlantic because of catastrophic earth changes and became the continent of Antarctica. A few lucky survivors diffused into early ancient civilizations and gave impetus to ancient kingdoms and their sudden emergence in world history.

Allen, D S and J.B. Delair. 1993. When the Earth Nearly Died. Bath : Gateway Books.

Ashe, Geoffrey, 1992. Dawn Behind the Dawn: A Search for Earthly Paradise. New York: Henry Holt and Company. Where did the Hyperboreans come from? A focus on Eastern Russia and Siberia rather than Britain.

Bailey, James, 1973. The Gods, Kings and the Titans. New York: St. Martin's Press.
Early evidence of massive population diffusion.

newBarnes, Craig S. 2006. In Search of the Lost Feminine: Decoding the Myths that Radically Reshaped Civilization. by Fulcrum Publishing, Golden, Colorado. ISBN 1-55591-489-6. The Minoan Culture was the end of the matristic consciousness (right-brain, circular, feminine), and with the Greeks (left-brain, linear, masculine), came the institution of property rather than love, and accordingly, the justification of the institution of marriage to ensure the passing on of property to the sons. This one is really good!

Berrisford Ellis, Peter. 1993. Celt and Saxon. London: Constable. ISBN 0 09 473260 4.
A fascinating look at that time when the Anglo Saxons first arrived in Britain. The author is a Cornish Druid, and he has done his homework. Great read!

Burk, John & Kaj Halberg. 2005. Seed of Knowledge Stone of Plenty. San Francisco: Council Oak Books. ISBN 1-57178-184-6. Understanding the Lost Technology of the Ancient Megalith-Builders.

Cohane, John Philip, 1969. The Key. New York: Schocken Books.
An innovative look at prehistoric population diffusion through linguistics.

Michael Dames. 1976. The Silbury Treasure: The Great Goddess Rediscovered. London. A wonderful image of Goddess in the Avebury landscape.

new_________. 2010. Silbury, Resolving the Enigma. Stroud, Glocestershire, England The History Press. ISBN 978 0 7524 5450 4. Michael Dames retake on his initial book on Silbury Hill where he addresses all of the academic dismissals of his book of the 1970's.

Davis, Courtney & Elaine Gill. 1995. The Book of Celtic Saints. London: Blandford Books. ISBN 0-7137-2396-3.
Good collection, readable, good reference.

DeMeo, James. 2006. Saharasia: The 4,000 BCE Origins of Child Abuse. Sex-Repression, Warfare and Social Violence in the Desserts of the Old World. P.O. Box 1148, Ashland, Oregon 97520, USA: Natural Energy Works. ISBN 10 0 9621855 5 8. Based on the work of Wilhelm Reich and drawing from many other well-documented sources, the author builds a case for the origin of the patriarchy as a result of the desertification of the Sahara and other desserts up to the Gobi. Absolutely fascinating!

Fagan, Brian M, 1990. The Journey From Eden: The Peopling of Our World. London: Thames & Hudson.
The development of prehistoric humanity.

Fell, Barry.1976, America B.C.: Ancient Stelers in the New World. New York, Simon & Schuster

Freke, Timothy & Peter Gandy, 1999. The Jesus Mysteries: Was the Original Jesus a Pagan God?. London: Thorsons. ISBN 0 7225 3676 3. An amazing collation of disparate bits from the time of Christ that leads the authors to the conclusion that Jesus was never here in the flesh, and the story of his life was actually a composite of many other deities of that time and locality! Mind blowing. Interesting in connection with books like the one below by Laurence Gardner.

Gardner, Laurence, 1996. Bloodline of the Holy Grail: The Hidden Lineage of Jesus Revealed. Shaftsbury, Dorsett, England: Element Books. ISBN 1 85230 870 2.
The author is a well qualified royal genealogist in Europe. He supports many of the directions that Holy Blood Holy Grail took, and carries them further.

Hancock, Graham, 1995. Fingerprints Of the Gods: A Quest For the Beginning and the End. London: William Heinemann Ltd. A different putting-together of evidence from prehistory that does not lead to ETs, but rather to a technologically advanced civilization on this planet in 10,000 BCE.

Hawkes, Jaquetta, 1976. The Atlas of Early Man. New York: St Martin's Press.
Good timeline for following pre- and historical activities that were going on in the world in different cultures at the same time.

Hapgood, Charles, 1976. Maps Of the Ancient Sea Kings. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, London: Turnstone Books. Evidence of advanced civilization in the Ice Age.

Hutton, Ronald, 1996. The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0 19 820570 8.
Ronald Hutton is the Professor of British History at the University of Bristol. He is also a Druid, and involved in many different Pagan groups.

Jaynes, Julian, 1976. The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. One of the most stimulating and thought-provoking books I've ever read. A must in the development of consciousness studies.

Mallory, J.P., 1990. In Search of the Indo-Europeans. London: Thames & Hudson.
Language, archaeology and myth - evidence that a smaller number of Indo-Europeans came to Europe than we thought. It was more an invasion of ideas rather than genetics.

Mann, Nicholas, 1987. Keltic Power Symbols. Glastonbury: Triskele.

______, 1993. The Red and White Springs: The Mysteries of Britain at Glastonbury. Glastonbury: Triskele.

______, 1995. His Story: Masculinity in the Post-Patriarchal World. St Paul MN: Llewellyn.

Marshack, Alexander. 1972. The Roots of Civilization. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company.
Evidence of Cro-Magnon lunar calendar awareness.

Taylor, Steve. 2005. The Fall. Winchester, UK & New York: 0 Books. ISBN 1 905047 20 7. The subtitle of this book says it all: "The Evidence for a Golden Age, 6,000 Years of Insanity, and the Dawning of a New Era." While I don't agree with everything the author says, this puts many of the pieces I've been working on for several decades together. A must read.

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