Heather Pringle
Heather Pringle is a prize-winning Canadian non-fiction author and journalist, focusing on archaeology. Her 2006 book The Master Plan detailed Heinrich Himmler
Heinrich Himmler
Heinrich Luitpold Himmler was Reichsführer of the SS, a military commander, and a leading member of the Nazi Party. As Chief of the German Police and the Minister of the Interior from 1943, Himmler oversaw all internal and external police and security forces, including the Gestapo...

's establishment of the Ahnenerbe
The Ahnenerbe was a Nazi German think tank that promoted itself as a "study society for Intellectual Ancient History." Founded on July 1, 1935, by Heinrich Himmler, Herman Wirth, and Richard Walther Darré, the Ahnenerbe's goal was to research the anthropological and cultural history of the Aryan...

 in a pseudo-scientific attempt to "prove" Aryan superiority. It won the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize
Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize
The Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize, established in 1985, is awarded annually as the BC Book Prize for the best non-fiction book by a resident of British Columbia, Canada.-1985:David Ricardo Williams – Duff: A Life in the Law...

. Her previous work includes The Mummy Congress, as well as articles for National Geographic and Archaeology magazine
Archaeology (magazine)
Archaeology is a bimonthly mainstream magazine about archaeology, published by the Archaeological Institute of America. Its focus is both for archaeologists and non-specialists alike. The magazine was launched in 1948, and is published six times a year....


External links

  • http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2001/07/0709_mummycongress.html
  • http://www.heatherpringle.com/
  • http://archaeology.org/blog/
  • http://www.canlit.ca/letter.php?page=archives&letter=25
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