America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization

Written by:
Graham Hancock
Narrated by:
Graham Hancock

Unabridged Audiobook

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Book
42
Narrator
12
Release Date
April 2019
Duration
17 hours 19 minutes
Summary
From the host of Netflix’s Ancient Apocalypse

This program is read by the author.

Was an advanced civilization lost to history in the global cataclysm that ended the last Ice Age? Graham Hancock, the internationally bestselling author, has made it his life's work to find out--and in America Before, he draws on the latest archaeological and DNA evidence to bring his quest to a stunning conclusion.

We’ve been taught that North and South America were empty of humans until around 13,000 years ago--amongst the last great landmasses on earth to have been settled by our ancestors. But new discoveries have radically reshaped this long-established picture and we know now that the Americas were first peopled more than 130,000 years ago--many tens of thousands of years before human settlements became established elsewhere.

Hancock's research takes us on a series of journeys and encounters with the scientists responsible for the recent extraordinary breakthroughs. In the process, from the Mississippi Valley to the Amazon rainforest, he reveals that ancient 'New World' cultures share a legacy of advanced scientific knowledge and sophisticated spiritual beliefs with supposedly unconnected 'Old World' cultures. Have archaeologists focused for too long only on the 'Old World' in their search for the origins of civilization while failing to consider the revolutionary possibility that those origins might in fact be found in the 'New World'?

America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization is the culmination of everything that millions of listeners have loved in Hancock's body of work over the past decades, namely a mind-dilating exploration of the mysteries of the past, amazing archaeological discoveries and profound implications for how we lead our lives today.
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Wayne I.

This book is interesting and revealing, but so oppressively redundant.. all would have been more effectively presented in half the time words and pages. That said, the premise, and evidence highlights the absurdity of archaeology hubris assuming what has been found is the story of the past.

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Anonymous

wish more people would be open minded enough to give this explanation a chance.

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Mike S.

excellent game changing on my view of our planet

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