Ages in Chaos reconstructs the political and cultural histories of the nations of the world starting from the physical catastrophes described in the book of Exodus and Egyptian documents. This reconstruction places before the reader this question:
Are six hundred years missing in Israel's history, or have six hundred ghost years crept into Egyptian History?
Documents are collated for each generation over 1200 years. Among the findings which this research has brought to light is:
Dr Velikovsky's first book, Worlds in Collision, offered evidence of tremendous cataclysms during historic times, and created a furore of controversy unknown since Darwin's debate ninety years earlier.
"If Dr Velikovsky is right, this volume is the greatest contribution to the investigation of ancient times ever written." -- Dr Robert H. Pfeiffer, Harvard University.
Books by Velikovsky:
Further studyReviews and criticisms of Velikovsky's work have tended to be inaccurate, inconclusive or just plainly wrong. Velikovsky did make mistakes, but his key proposal, that in historical times mankind witnessed global catastrophes of cosmic origin, endures with increasing numbers of organisations and people investigating his work.