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Before Atlantis: 20 Million Years of Human and Pre-Human Cultures


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A comprehensive exploration of Earthandrsquo;s ancient past, the evolution of humanity, the rise of civilization, and the effects of global catastrophes andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andbull; Explores biological evidence for the aquatic ape theory and 20-million-year-old evidence of pre-human cultures from which we are not descended andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andbull; Traces the genesis of modern human civilization to Indonesia and the Central Pacific 75,000 years ago after a near-extinction-level volcanic eruption andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andbull; Examines the profound similarities of megaliths around the world, including Nabta Playa and Gobekli Tepe, to reveal the transoceanic civilization that built them all andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Exploring emerging and suppressed evidence from archaeology, anthropology, and biology, Frank Joseph challenges conventional theories of evolution, the age of humanity, the origins of civilization, and the purpose of megaliths around the world. He reveals 20-million-year-old quartzite tools discovered in the remains of extinct fauna in Argentina and other evidence of ancient pre-human cultures from which we are not descended. He traces the genesis of modern human civilization to Indonesia and the Central Pacific 75,000 years ago, launched by a catastrophic volcanic eruption that abruptly reduced humanity from two million to a few thousand individuals worldwide. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Further investigating the evolutionary branches of humanity, he explores the mounting biological evidence supporting the aquatic ape theory--that our ancestors spent one or more evolutionary phases in water--and shows how these aquatic phases of humanity fall neatly into place within his revised timeline of ancient history. Examining the profound similarities of megaliths around the world, including Nabta Playa, Gobekli Tepe, Stonehenge, New Hampshireandrsquo;s Mystery Hill, and the Japanese Oyu circles, the author explains how these precisely placed monuments of quartz were built specifically to produce altered states of consciousness, revealing the spiritual and technological sophistication of their Neolithic builders--a transoceanic civilization fractured by the cataclysmic effects of comets. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Tying in his extensive research into Atlantis and Lemuria, Joseph provides a 20-million-year timeline of the rise and fall of ancient civilizations, both human and pre-human, the evolutionary stages of humanity, and the catastrophes and resulting climate changes that triggered them all--events that our relatively young civilization may soon experience.

About the Author

Frank Joseph is the editor in chief of Ancient American magazine and the author of Atlantis and 2012, The Destruction of Atlantis, The Lost Civilization of Lemuria, Survivors of Atlantis, and The Lost Treasure of King Juba. He lives in Minnesota.

Table of Contents

andlt;Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Introduction: Godhood or Extinction? andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;1andlt;/Bandgt; Evolutionary Baptism andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;2 andlt;/Bandgt;Homo Aquaticus andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;3andlt;/Bandgt; The Cradle of Life andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;4andlt;/Bandgt; Genes Donandrsquo;t Lie andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;5andlt;/Bandgt; The Ascent of Man andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;6 andlt;/Bandgt;Discovery as Heresy andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;7andlt;/Bandgt; Stone Age Sophistication andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;8andlt;/Bandgt; The Mother of Invention andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;9andlt;/Bandgt; Older than Sphinx or Pyramid andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;10andlt;/Bandgt; Stone Age Astronomers in America andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;11andlt;/Bandgt; Red Paint People andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;12andlt;/Bandgt; Sacred Hoops andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;13andlt;/Bandgt; Little Hell andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;14andlt;/Bandgt; Secret of the Stones andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;15andlt;/Bandgt; The First Atlantean andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;16andlt;/Bandgt; Stone Age Dandeacute;jandagrave; Vu andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;17andlt;/Bandgt; After Atlantis andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;An Unconventional Time Line of Our Human and Cultural Origins andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Notes andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Bibliography andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;About the Author andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Index andlt;/Bandgt;

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20 Million Years of Human and Pre-Human Cultures
Joseph, Frank
Bear and Company
Mythical Civilizations
World History-Ancient History
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