Controversial Books for LCArchaeology

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

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Standard Deviation Avaliação Média Your Rating Título
1.365 3.93 Kingdom of Priests: A History of Old Testament Israel por Eugene H. Merrill
1.263 3.83 A History of Archaeological Thought por Bruce G. Trigger
1.129 3.58 Before philosophy : A study of the primitive myths, beliefs and speculations of Egypt and Mesopotamia, out of which grew the religions and philosophies of the later world por Henri Frankfort
1.118 3.52 The Bible as History por Werner Keller
1.088 3.98 Oxford Bible Atlas por Herbert G. May
1.083 3.94 Dictionary of Biblical Imagery por Leland Ryken
1.016 3.34 From Eden to Exile: Unraveling Mysteries of the Bible por Eric H. Cline
1.013 3.44 The Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity por John McManners
1.01 3.8 Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World por Tim Whitmarsh
1.006 3.6 The Dead Sea Scrolls Uncovered por Robert H. Eisenman
1.001 3.86 Plato’s Republic por Plato
1 3.97 Treasures of Tutankhamun por Katherine Stoddert Gilbert
0.976 3.16 Egyptian Magic por E. A. Wallis Budge
0.963 3.85 Gods, Demons and Symbols of Ancient Mesopotamia: An Illustrated Dictionary por Jeremy A. Black
0.96 3.73 The History of the Church: From Christ to Constantine por Eusebius
0.957 3.7 A History of Greece por J. B. Bury
0.952 3.99 The History of the Peloponnesian War por Thucydides
0.95 4.27 Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament: Introducing the Conceptual World of the Hebrew Bible por John H. Walton
0.95 3.48 Egypt, Canaan, and Israel in Ancient Times por Donald B. Redford
0.944 3.96 David and Solomon : in search of the Bible's sacred kings and the roots of the Western tradition por Israel Finkelstein
0.943 3.93 The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts por Israel Finkelstein
0.94 3.75 A History of Christianity: To A.D. 1500 por Kenneth Scott Latourette
0.935 3.87 The Egyptians por Alan Gardiner
0.934 3.79 The Dead Sea Scrolls por Géza Vermes
0.934 3.96 The Interpretation of Cultures: Selected Essays por Clifford Geertz
0.929 3.92 Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries: Science and Pseudoscience in Archaeology por Kenneth L. Feder
0.928 4.1 The Hero with a Thousand Faces por Joseph Campbell
0.923 4.15 The Sumerians: Their History, Culture, and Character por Samuel Noah Kramer
0.919 3.89 The Ancient Economy por M. I. Finley
0.916 3.95 Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice por Colin Renfrew
0.906 3.89 In Search of the Trojan War por Michael Wood
0.906 4.05 Seven Pillars of Wisdom por T. E. Lawrence
0.902 3.95 The Language of the Goddess por Marija Gimbutas
0.896 4.11 Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian (Egyptology: Griffith Institute) por R.O. Faulkner
0.896 3.62 History Begins at Sumer: Thirty-Nine Firsts in Recorded History por Samuel Noah Kramer
0.882 3.94 Electra, The Phoenician Women, The Bacchae por Euripides
0.879 3.98 Purity and Danger: An Analysis of the Concepts of Pollution and Taboo por Mary Douglas
0.872 4.12 The Historian's Craft por Marc Bloch
0.87 3.67 The Last Apocalypse: Europe at the Year 1000 A.D. por James Reston Jr.
0.869 3.74 Ancient Iraq por Georges Roux
0.861 3.66 A History of the Ancient World por Chester G. Starr
0.858 3.82 The Historical Figure of Jesus por E. P. Sanders
0.857 4.12 Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History por Stephen Jay Gould
0.848 3.81 The Christians as the Romans Saw Them por Robert Louis Wilken
0.848 3.74 The Ottoman Centuries por Lord Kinross
0.844 4.14 Gods, Graves & Scholars: The Story of Archaeology por C. W. Ceram
0.844 4.04 In Small Things Forgotten: An Archaeology of Early American Life por James Deetz
0.838 4.16 Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business por Neil Postman
0.838 3.74 Archaeological Theory: An Introduction por Matthew Johnson
0.831 4.04 The Other Bible por Willis Barnstone
0.829 4.03 History of the Twelve Caesars por Suetonius
0.824 3.95 The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt por Ian Shaw
0.821 4.09 The Complete Tutankhamun por Nicholas Reeves
0.82 4.15 A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century por Barbara W. Tuchman
0.82 3.84 A History of Israel por John Bright
0.819 3.86 Documents of the Christian Church por Henry Bettenson
0.813 3.97 The Golden Bough por James George Frazer
0.81 3.64 History of the Persian Empire por A. T. Olmstead
0.806 3.85 Ancient Inventions por Peter James
0.805 4.01 The Nag Hammadi Scriptures por Marvin W. Meyer
0.799 4.19 A History of the Crusades, Volume 1: The First Crusade and the Foundation of the Kingdom of Jerusalem por Steven Runciman
0.797 3.99 In Search of the Indo-Europeans: Language, Archaeology, and Myth por J. P. Mallory
0.784 3.83 The Bog People; Iron Age Man Preserved por P. V. Glob
0.781 4.13 A Biblical History of Israel por Iain W. Provan
0.776 4.02 The Macmillan Bible Atlas por Yohanan Aharoni
0.766 3.94 Breaking the Maya Code por Michael D. Coe
0.766 4.03 The Lost Tomb por Kent R. Weeks
0.765 4 Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume II: The New Kingdom por Miriam Lichtheim
0.759 4.48 The Ante-Nicene Fathers [10-volume set] por Alexander Roberts
0.757 3.88 Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity por Sarah B. Pomeroy
0.75 3.58 The Ancient Greeks por M. I. Finley
0.741 3.46 Afterthoughts on Material Civilization and Capitalism por Fernand Braudel
0.736 4.36 A History of the Crusades, Volume 2: The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East, 1100-1187 por Steven Runciman
0.733 4 The Epic of Gilgamesh (Norton Critical Editions) por Benjamin R. Foster
0.725 4.52 Egyptian Grammar: Being an Introduction to the Study of Hieroglyphs por Alan H. Gardiner
0.716 4.43 Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years : Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times por Elizabeth Wayland Barber
0.696 4.05 The Decipherment of Linear B por John Chadwick
0.678 4.52 A History of the Crusades, Volume 3: The Kingdom of Acre and the Later Crusades por Steven Runciman
0.676 3.82 The Oxford History of the Biblical World por Michael D. Coogan
0.669 4.05 The Harper Atlas of the Bible por James B. Pritchard
0.662 4.15 The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization por Simon Hornblower
0.661 3.75 Akhenaten: The Heretic King por Donald B. Redford
0.65 4.55 Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, First Series, 14 Volumes por Philip Schaff
0.584 4.5 The literature of ancient Egypt; an anthology of stories, instructions, and poetry por William Kelly Simpson
0.561 4.54 Prehistoric Textiles por E.J.W. Barber
0.523 3.8 Civilization Before Greece and Rome por H. W. F. Saggs