Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism, and Nazi Survival

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Adventures Unlimited Press, 1996 - Family & Relationships - 260 pages
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This compelling book uses extensive foreign- language sources to enlighten English-speaking readers about the effect of the tilt of the earth's axis on catastrophes, the Hollow Earth Theory and the link between UFOs and the polar regions.
  

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Far out material treated in an eminently sane manner. This book demonstrates the power that symbolism can exert on the human mind. At face value many of the ideas explored in this book - the hollow ... Read full review

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User Review  - DM Campbell - Goodreads

UFOs, secret Nazi bases in the Antarctic, and the mythic cities of Agartha and Shambhala. What can I say. Ever since I read Pauwels and Bergier's Morning of the Magicians, I've found it hard to resist ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
7
The Golden Age
13
The Imperishable Sacred Land
19
The Arctic Homeland
27
The Aryan Myth
37
The Thule Society
47
The Black Order
63
Agartha and the Polaires
79
The Symbolic Pole
141
Polar and Solar Traditions
155
The Spiritual Pole
167
The Catastrophists
181
The Uniformitarians
193
Composite Theories
205
Polar Wandering
215
The Restoration
223

Shambhala
95
The Hole at the Pole
105
Antarctica
125
Endnotes
229
Sources of Illustrations
251
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About the author (1996)

Joscelyn Godwin was born in Kelmscott, Oxfordshire, England on January 16, 1945. He was educated as a chorister at Christ Church Cathedral School, Oxford, then at Radley College (Music Scholar), and Magdalene College, Cambridge (Music Scholar; B.A., 1965, Mus. B., 1966, M.A. 1969). Coming to the USA in 1966, he did graduate work in Musicology at Cornell University (Ph. D., 1969; dissertation: "The Music of Henry Cowell") and taught at Cleveland State University for two years before joining the Colgate University Music Department in 1971. He has taught at Colgate ever since.

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