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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 Mysteriesdemonstrates how science approaches fascinating questions about human antiquity and, in so doing, shows where pseudoscience falls short.
Table of Contents
|Science and Pseudoscience|
|Epistemology: How You Know What You Know|
|Anatomy of an Archaeological Hoax|
|Dawson's Dawn Man: The Hoax at Piltdown|
|Who Discovered America|
|The Myth of the Moundbuilders|
|Lost, One Continent: Reward|
|Prehistoric ET: The Fantasy of Ancient Astronauts|
|Old Time Religion--New Age Visions|
|Real Mysteries of a Veritable Past|
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