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Graham Hancock (born 2 August 1950) is a British writer and journalist mostly known for his books and works challenging orthodox archaeological views. He also wrote and presented the Channel 4 documentaries Underworld: Flooded Kingdoms of the Ice Age and Quest for the Lost Civilisation.
His main areas of interest are ancient mysteries, stone monuments or megaliths, ancient myths and astronomical/astrological data from the past. One of the main themes running through many of his books is the possible global connection with a "mother culture" from which all ancient historical civilizations sprang. Although his books have sold more than five million copies worldwide and have been translated into twenty-seven languages, his conclusions have found little support among mainstream academics. Hancock, who freely admits he has no formal training in archaeology, sees himself as providing a counterbalance to what he calls the "unquestioned" acceptance and support given to orthodox views by the education system, the media, and by society at large.
- AIDS: The Deadly Epidemic (with co-author Enver Carim)
- Lords of Poverty
- The Sign and the Seal: The Quest for the Lost Ark of the Covenant (Toronto: Doubleday, 1992), ISBN 0-671-86541-2
- Fingerprints of the Gods
- Keeper of Genesis (released in the US as Message of the Sphinx)
- The Mars Mystery
- Heaven's Mirror (with co-author Santha Faiia)
- Underworld: The Mysterious Origins of Civilization (released in the U.K. as Underworld: Flooded Kingdoms of the Ice Age)
- Talisman: Sacred Cities, Secret Faith (with co-author Robert Bauval)
- Supernatural: Meetings with the Ancient Teachers of Mankind
- African Ark - Peoples of the Horn (Text:Graham Hancock, Photographs: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher (Ph)), An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, ISBN 0-00-272780-3