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Works from the Mainstream

Aaronovitch, David.  Voodoo Histories: The Role of Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History
Bauer, Henry H.  Beyond Velikovsky: The History of a Public Controversy
Blegen, Theodore C.  The Kensington Runestone: New Light on an Old Riddle
Camp, L. Sprague de.  Lost Continent: The Atlantis Theme in History, Science, and Literature
Campbell, Bruce F. Ancient Wisdom Revealed: A History of the Theosophical Movement
Clark, Jerome. Hidden Realms, Lost Civilizations; and Beings from Other Worlds (2010)
Cohn, Norman.  Warrant for Genocide: The Myth of the Jewish World Conspiracy and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion
Colavito, Jason.  The Cult of the Alien Gods: H. P. Lovecraft and Extraterrestrial Pop Culture
Davies, Nigel.  Voyagers to the New World
Ebeling, Florian.  The Secret History of Hermes Trismegistus: Hermeticism from Ancient to Modern Times (2007)
Ehrman, Bart.  Truth and Fiction in the Da Vinci Code: A Historian Reveals What We Really Know about Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and Constantine
Ellis, Richard.  Imagining Atlantis
Evans, Richard J.  Lying About Hitler: History, Holocaust, and the David Irving Trial
Feder, Kenneth L. Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries: Science and Pseudscience in Archaeology
Gardner, Martin. Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science.   
Garwood, Christine.  Flat Earth: The History of an Infamous Idea
Goodrick-Clarke, Nicholas. Black Sun: Aryan Cults, Esoteric Nazism, and the Politics of Identity (2003)
Goodrick-Clarke, Nicholas. The Occult Roots of Nazism: Secret Aryan Cults and Their Influence on Nazi Ideology (1993)
Gordin, Michael D. The Pseudo-Science Wars: Immanuel Velikovsky and the Birth of the Modern Fringe (2012)
Grant, John.  Discarded Science
Hall, Christopher.  Himmler’s Crusade: The Nazi Expedition to Find the Origins of the Aryan Race
Hornung, Erik. The Secret Lore of Egypt: Its Impact on the West (2001)
Horowitz, Mitch.  Occult America: The Secret History of How Mysticism Shaped Our Nation
Howe, Stephen.  Afrocentricism: Mythical Pasts and Imagined Homes
James, Peter and Nick Thorpe.  Ancient Mysteries
Jordan, Paul.  The Atlantis Syndrome
Jordan, Paul.  Riddles of the Sphinx
Kehoe, Alice Beck.  The Kensington Runestone: Approaching a Research Question Holistically
Kennedy, Roger. Hidden Cities: The Discovery and Loss of Ancient North American Civilization (1994)
King, David.  Finding Atlantis: A True Story of Genius, Madness, and an Extraordinary Quest for a Lost World
Kirkpatrick, Sidney D.  Edgar Cayce: An American Prophet
Lachman, Gary.  Rudolf Steiner: An Introduction to His Life and Work
Lefkowitz, Mary.  History Lessons: A Race Odyssey
Lefkowitz, Mary.  Not Out of Africa: How Afrocentricism Became and Excuse to Teach Myth as History
Levenda, Peter. Unholy Alliance: A History of Nazi Involvement with the Occult. 2nd ed. (2002)
Lipstadt, Deborah.  Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory
Lipstadt, Deborah E.  History on Trial: My Day in Court with David Irving
Luhrssen, David. Hammer of the Gods: The Thule Society and the Birth of Nazism (2012)
McIntosh, Gregory C.  The Piri Reis Map of 1513
McKusick, Marshall.  The Davenport Conspiracy Revisited
Olmsted, Kathryn S.  Real Enemies: Conspiracy Theories and American Democracy, World War I to 9/11
Owen, Alex.  The Place of Enchantment: British Occultism and the Culture of the Modern
Parfitt, Tudor.  The Lost Ark of the Covenant: Solving the 2,500 Year Old Mystery of the Fabled Biblical Ark
Peebles, Curtis.  Watch the Skies!: A Chronicle of the Flying Saucer Myth
Ramaswamy, Sumathi.  The Lost Land of Lemuria: Fabulous Geographies, Catastrophic Histories
Ridge, Martin.  Ignatius Donnelly: The Portrait of a Politician
Ridley, Jasper.  The Freemasons: A History of the World’s Most Powerful Secret Society
Roberts, J. M. The Mythology of the Secret Societies
Seaver, Kirsten.  Maps, Myths, and Men: The Story of the Vinland Map
Shavit, Yaacov.  History in Black: African-Americans in Search of an Ancient Past
Shermer, Michael and Alex Grobman.  Denying History: Who Says the Holocaust Never Happened and Why do They Say It?
Silverberg, Robert.  Mound Builders of Ancient America: The Archaeology of a Myth
Smith, Toby.  Little Gray Men: Roswell and the Rise of a Popular Culture
Standish, David.  Hollow Earth: The Long and Curious History of Imagining Strange Lands, Fantastical Creatures, Advanced Civilizations, and Marvelous Machines below the Earth’s Surface
Steinmeyer, Jim.  Charles Fort: The Man Who Invented the Supernatural.
Stiebling, William H., Jr.  Ancient Astronauts Cosmic Collisions and Other Popular Theories about Man’s Past
Thompson, Damian.  Counterknowledge: How We Surrendered to Conspiracy Theories: Quack Medicine, Bogus Science, and Fake History
Vogel, Dan.  Indian Origins and the Book of Mormon
Wahlgren, Erik.  The Kensington Stone: A Mystery Solved
Walker, Clarence E.  We Can’t Go Home Again: An Argument About Afrocentricism
Washington, Peter.  Madame Blavatsky’s Baboon: A History of the Mystics, Mediums, and Misfits Who Brought Spiritualism to America
Wauchope, Robert.  Lost Tribes & Sunken Continents: Myth and Method in the Study of American Indians
Wheen, Francis.  Strange Days Indeed: The Golden Age of Paranoia
Williams, Gwyn A.  Madoc: The Making of a Myth
Williams, Stephen. Fantastic Archaeology: The Wild Side of North American Prehistory

Works from the Fringe

The list below is just a sampling of the many works of fringe scholarship.  If you have an alternative selection to read for your review, bring it for me to inspect it and approve it for a review.

Allen,  J. M.  Atlantis the Andes Solution: The Discovery of South America as the Legendary Continent of Atlantis the Theory and the Evidence
Baigent, Michael.  Ancient Traces: Mysteries in Ancient and Early History
_________.  From the Omens of Babylon: Astrology and Ancient Mesopotamia
Baigent, Michael and Richard Leigh.  The Temple and the Lodge
Baigent, Michael, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln.  Holy Blood, Holy Grail
_________. The Messianic Legacy
Bauval, Robert.  The Egypt Code
Bauval, Robert and Adrian Gilbert.  The Orion Mystery: Unlocking the Secrets of the Pyramids
Booth, Mark.  The Secret History of the World as Laid Down by the Secret Societies
Brennan, Herbie.  The Secret History of Ancient Egypt
Brown, J. Macmillan.  The Riddle of the Pacific
Charroux, Robert.  One Hundred Thousand Years of Man’s Unknown History
Churchward, James.  The Lost Continent of Mu
Collins, Andrew.  Gateway to Atlantis: The Search for the Source of a Lost Civilization
_________.  Gods of Eden: Egypt’s Lost Legacy and the Genesis of Civilisation
Collins, Andrew and Chris Ogilvie-Herald. Tutankhamun the Exodus Conspiracy: The Truth Behind Archaeology's Greatest Mystery. (2002)
Cremo, Michael A. and Richard T. Thompson.  Forbidden Archaeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race
Donnelly, Ignatius. Atlantis: The Ante-Deluvian World
Evans, Lorraine. The Kingdom of the Ark: The Startling Story of How the Ancient British Race is Descended from the Pharaohs. (2000)
Fell, Barry.   America B.C.
Flem-Ath, Rand and Rose.  When the Sky Fell: In Search of Atlantis
Gladwin, Harold S.  Men Out of Asia
Gordon, J. S.  The Rise and Fall of Atlantis and the Mysterioius Origins of Human Civilization
Hancock, Graham.  Fingerprints of the Gods
________.  The Mars Mystery: The Secret Connection Between Earth and the Red Planet
Hapgood, Charles H.  Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings: Evidence of Advanced Civilization in the Ice Age
_________.  Path of the Pole
Holand, Hjalmar R.  Norse Discoveries and Explorations in America, 982-1362: Leif Erikson to the Kensington Runestone
_________.  Explorations in America before Columbus
Irwin, Constance.  Fair Gods and Stone Faces
Jairazbhoy, R. A.  Ancient Egyptians and Chinese in America
Joseph, Frank.  The Destruction of Atlantis: Compelling Evidence of the Sudden Fall of the Legendary Civilization
Knight, Christopher and Alan Butler. Civilization I: The World is not as You Thought it Was. (2005).
Knight, Christopher and Robert Lomas.  The Hiram Key: Pharaohs, Freemasons and the Discovery of the Secret Scrolls of Jesus
Marrs, Jim.   Rule by Secrecy: The Hidden History that Connects the Trilateral Commission, the Freemasons, and the Great Pyramids
Menzies, Gavin.  1421: The Year China Discovered America
_________.  1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance
Menzies, Gavin. The Lost Empire of Atlantis: History's Greatest Mystery Revealed. (2011)
Mertz, Henriette.  Gods from the Far East: How the Chinese Discovered America.  Originally published as Pale Ink.
Morton, Chris and Ceri Louise Thomas. The Mystery of the Crystal Skulls (1997)
Osman, Ahmed.  The Hebrew Pharaohs of Egypt: The Secret Lineage of the Patriarch Joseph
Pauwels, Louis and Jacques Bergier.  The Morning of the Magicians
Pohl, Frederick J.  Atlantis Crossings Before Columbus
Ravenscroft, Trevor. The Spear of Destiny: The Occult Power Behind the Spear that Pierced the Side of Christ (1982)
Schoch, Robert and Robert Aquinas McNally.  Secrets of the Great Pyramid and the Dawn of Civilization
_________.  Voyages of the Pyramid Builders: The True Origins of the Pyramids from Lost Egypt to Ancient America
Sinclair, Andrew.  The Sword and the Grail: Of the Grail and the Templars and a True Discovery of America. 
Sitchin, Zecaria.  The Twelfth Planet
Spence, Lewis.  History of Atlantis
Stacy-Judd, Robert B.  Atlantis Mother of Empires
Van Sertima, Ivan.  They Came Before Columbus:
Velikovsky, Immanuel.  Worlds in Collision
_________. Ages in Chaos
_________.  Earth in Upheaval
Wallace-Murphy, Tim and Marilyn Hopkins.  Templars in America: From the Crusades to the New World
Wilkins, Harold T.  Secret Cities of Old South America
Wilson, Colin.  From Atlantis to the Sphinx
Wilson, Colin and Rand Flem-Ath.  The Atlantis Blueprint: Unlocking the Ancient Mysteries of a Long-lost Civilization