In the briefest of introductions, Joseph outlines the purposes of the Section III. “Our pursuit of Upper Michigan’s Copper Batons…” (Joseph 71) So, among other things, we’re still looking for transoceanic bronze-age travelers.
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 →
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 →