Breaking the Maya code / Michael D. Coe.

Tells the story of the decipherment of the ancient Mayan script and of the people who made the breakthroughs.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Coe, Michael D. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Thames and Hudson, [1992]
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue
  • The word made visible
  • Lords of the forest
  • A jungle civilization rediscovered
  • Forefathers: the dawn of decipherment
  • The age of Thompson
  • A new wind from the east
  • The age of Proskouriakoff: the Maya enter history
  • Pacal's people
  • Down to Xibalba
  • A new dawn
  • A look backward, a view forward
  • Epilogue.