INTRODUCTION to the Piltdown Hoax


Context: General discussion of mistakes, such as that of Scheuzer on Homo diluvii testis, versus frauds.


Dennis Rosen, The Jilting of Athene New Scientist 1968

Roger Lewin, The Missing Link 1987

Adolf Reith, Faked Fossils of Primitive Man Archeological Fakes 1970

Richard De Mille, Of Piltdown men and don Juan Forgeries - the surprising costs of scientific hoaxes Human Behavior March 1979

Kenneth Feder, Dawson's Dawn ManFrauds, Myths, and Mysteries; Science and Pseudo-Science 1990

The Famous Piltdown Hoax Chemistry October 1969

Oxford English Dictionary on history of the word "Piltdown"

Context: creation-science affection for Piltdown


Alfred McCann, Making the Piltdown Man God-or Gorilla 1922

Gish? on web: Early Man 1992?

Francis Vere, Scientific Enthusiasm at Piltdown, Java and PekinLessons of PiltdownEvolution Protest Movement 1959

M Bowden Missing Link Found! Ape-Men Fact or Fallacy? 1977 A critical examination of the evidence good history of finds and expose` timetable.

Creationism and Creation ScienceInternet very good: science as self-corrective opposed to creationism

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