The Atlantis Syndrome

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Sutton, 2001 - Social Science - 308 pages
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What is the truth behind this mythological super-civilization? Renowned anthropologist Jordan carefully unravels the whole Atlantis mythology, starting with its first reference, the works of Plato around 360 BC.

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User Review  - setnahkt - LibraryThing

Rather disappointing. The Atlantis Syndrome is a history – and debunking – of ideas about of Atlantis. If you haven’t be reading Plato recently, Atlantis appears in two dialogues, Timaeus and Critias ... Read full review

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User Review  - AndreasJ - LibraryThing

Jordan starts out with a rather lengthy treatment of Plato's Atlantis story and its place in his oeuvre, and includes a long sketch of the mainstream account of prehistory, but the bulk of the book ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgements
1
One Platos Unfinished Business
8
Two Platos Purpose
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Copyright

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Former Television Producer and Presenter for both BBC and ITV. Author of many trade books including our own "'Seven Wonders of the Ancient World'.

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