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KRONOS Vol II, No. 2
The Book Case
KRONOS wishes to draw reader attention to the following books which should prove of special interest:
Publication AnnouncementTHE AGE OF VELIKOVSKY By
C. J. Ransom
General Dynamics Corp.
Fort Worth, Texas
An up-to-date, well-documented, and highly readable discussion of the theories of Immanuel Velikovsky, as well as their reception by the scientific and academic communities. Containing nine chapters and three appendices, Dr. Ransom's timely book covers a wide range of subjects. From cosmology through ancient history, dating methods, geology, collective amnesia, and "the Velikovsky Affair," the reader is taken on a well-guided tour of Immanuel Velikovsky's interdisciplinary synthesis.
Designed for the layman, student, and specialist alike, Dr. Ransom provides the first genuine textbook on Velikovsky and his work.
The Age of Velikovsky should provide excellent reading for years to come and is highly recommended for classroom usage, in addition to individual purchase. Publisher: KRONOS Press in association with LAR Research and Publishing.Distributor: LAR Research and Publishing, P. O. Box 12807, Fort Worth, Texas 76116. Available about December 1, 1976. Hard cover only. About 300 pages. Indexed. $10.00 each (post paid). Pre-publication price is $8.00 up to January I, 1977. For further information and orders, write to LAR Research & Publishing.
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A blunt, timely analysis of the dangers which are inherent in the present methods of projecting limits of nuclear safety.
This volume is based on the data which have become available during the Information Explosion 1950-1975.
Addressed to the layman, as well as to the professional scientist, here is a challenge that requires attention and action.Publisher: KRONOS Press, Glassboro, N. J. 08028. Distributor: RadSafety Associates, P. O. Box 452, Hinsdale, lil. 60521.
Available for immediate delivery. Soft cover only; 128 pages. Indexed. $5.00 each (post paid) .For further information and orders, write to RadSafety Associates.
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The Sirius Mystery by Robert K. G. Temple. Available from St. Martin's Press, Inc.,175 Fifth Ave., New York, N. Y. 10010. In hard cover only. $ 10.95. The latest and one of the best of the many books to deal with the question: Has the Earth, some time in the past, been visited by intelligent beings from another world. In this case, the region of the star Sirius comes under scrutiny.
Forecasts, Famines and Freezes by John Gribbin (co-author of The Jupiter Effect). In hard cover only. Publisher's price is $9.95. Among the discoveries revealed by the author are: I) One Ice Age developed in less than 100 years; 2) There were at least Ten Ice Ages.
Disaster and the Millennium by Michael Barkun. Available in hard cover from Yale University Press. The subject of Millenarianism is discussed in great detail. As we approach the year 2000, this book takes on added significance.
Before Civilisation by Colin Renfrew. Available from Alfred A. Knopf, New York, N. Y. The book that provoked an archaeological revolution regarding the monuments of Northern Europe and their relationship to the earliest structures of the Mediterranean world. Important for the study of radiocarbon dating as well.