Hindu Corn Goddesses and Tobacco Mummies: New World Plants and Old World Trade.

The second article in The Lost History of Ancient America is titled 'Plants Connect the Old and New Worlds'. It's penned by Dr. Carl L. Johannessen (2017), a retired professor of geography from the University of Oregon. Johannessen's article is the longest in the first section of the book and claims that there are 14 plants that were present in... Continue Reading →

A Horse is a Horse, Unless it’s an American Horse.

Our first full chapter in The Lost History of Ancient America is 'Horses in America Before Columbus' by Dr. Steven E. Jones. Dr. Jones is a retired physicist from Brigham Young University known for his 9/11 Truther theories about Muon-Catalysed Fusion melting steel beams and for his ideas about Cold Nuclear Fusion. He's active on... Continue Reading →

Transoceanic Flora and Fauna, Not Just Swallows with Coconuts.

The introduction to Section 1 of The Lost History of Ancient America opens with a complicated statement: "Perhaps never before has so much incontrovertible evidence in so few words establishing beyond question that humans reached and occupied America long before 1492, …” (Joseph 2017:13) Let’s unpackaged this statement a little. ‘Incontrovertible’ is a bit strong.... Continue Reading →

ArchyFantasy Reviews: The Lost History of Ancient America: Introduction

I was sent an early copy of Frank Joseph's newest edited volume titled, The Lost History of Ancient America, to review. Someone thought this was a good idea. I've been pouring over this, rather brief, fact free, and poorly argued volume for some time now. It's easy to dismiss a book like this out of hand. Its... Continue Reading →

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