Fingerprints of the Gods: The Quest For Earth's Lost Civilization

Paperback | June 1, 1998

byGraham Hancock

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Could the story of mankind be far older than we have previously believed?  Using tools as varied as archaeo-astronomy, geology, and computer analysis of ancient myths.  Graham Hancock presents a compelling case to suggest that it is.

   In Fingerprints of the Gods, Hancock embarks on a worldwide quest to put together all the pieces of the vast and fascinating jigsaw of mankind's hidden past.  In ancient monuments as far apart as Egypt's Great Sphinx, the strange Andean ruins of Tiahuanaco, and Mexico's awe-inspiring Temples of the Sun and Moon, he reveals not only the clear fingerprints of an as-yet-unidentified civilization of remote antiquity, but also startling evidence of its vast sophistication, technological advancement, and evolved scientific knowledge.

  A record-breaking number one best-seller in Britain, Fingerprints of the Gods Contains the makings of an intellectual revolution, a dramatic and irreversible change in the way that we understand out past--and so our future.

And Fingerprints of the Gods tells us something more.  As we recover the truth about prehistory, and discover the real meaning of ancient myths and monuments, it becomes apparent that a warning has been handed down to us, a warning of terrible cataclysm that afflicts the Earth in great cycles at irregular intervals of time- a cataclysm that may be about to recur.

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From the author of the international best-seller The Sign and the Seal comes a fascinating book that delves into mankind's hidden past. In the widely acclaimed Fingerprints of the Gods: The Evidence of Earth's Lost Civilization, Graham Hancock presents startling evidence that suggests the story of human civilization is far older than w...

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Could the story of mankind be far older than we have previously believed?  Using tools as varied as archaeo-astronomy, geology, and computer analysis of ancient myths.  Graham Hancock presents a compelling case to suggest that it is.   In Fingerprints of the Gods, Hancock embarks on a worldwide quest to put together all the pieces of t...

Graham Hancock is the author and co-author of a number of bestselling investigations of historical mysteries, includingThe Sign and the Seal, The Message of the Sphinx,Heaven’s Mirror, The Mars Mystery, and Underworld. His books have been translated into twenty languages and have sold more than four million copies around the world.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 9.45 × 6.05 × 1.51 inPublished:June 1, 1998Publisher:Doubleday CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0385258283

ISBN - 13:9780385258289

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From the author of the international best-seller The Sign and the Seal comes a fascinating book that delves into mankind's hidden past. In the widely acclaimed Fingerprints of the Gods: The Evidence of Earth's Lost Civilization, Graham Hancock presents startling evidence that suggests the story of human civilization is far older than we previously believed. Beautifully crafted, this book unfolds like a detective story; Hancock uses tools such as archeo-astronomy, geology and computer analysis of ancient myths to present his case and uncover the truth about prehistory - and what may lie ahead.

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Praise for Fingerprints of the Gods:

"A fancy piece of historical sleuthing...intriguing and entertaining and sturdy enough to give a long pause for thought." -Kirkus Reviews

"Readers will hugely enjoy their quest in these pages of inspired storytelling."-The Times, London