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Invented knowledge : false history, fake science and pseudo-religions

Author: Ronald H Fritze
Publisher: London : Reaktion, 2011, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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Invented Knowledge explores legends such as the lost continent of Atlantis; the fabled original settlers of the Americas; beliefs of religious groups such as the Nation of Islam and Christian  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald H Fritze
ISBN: 9781861898173 1861898177
OCLC Number: 700133301
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: 304 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Atlantis : mother of pseudohistory --
Who's on first? The pseudohistory of the discovery and settlement of ancient America --
Mudpeople, Satan's spawn and Christian identity : racist cosmogonies and pseudohistory, Part I --
Mad scientists, white devils and the nation of Islam : racist cosmogonies and pseudohistory, Part II --
Pseudohistoria epidemica or pseudohistorians and collusion --
Professors gone wild : the Black Athena controversy.
Responsibility: Ronald H. Fritze.

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'Lincoln rewritten: "Fellow citizens, we cannot escape pseudohistory." In heroic resistance, Fritze dives into the Augean stables of popular pseudoscholarship on pseudotopics such as Atlantis, aliens Read more...

 
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