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Coe's classic inside story of one of the major intellectual breakthroughs of our time--the last decoding of an ancient script--has been updated to reflect the fast-changing advancements in decipherment. 112 illustrations.

Synopsis:

Michael Coe's classic inside story of one of the major intellectual breakthroughs of our time--the last great decoding of an ancient script--has been updated throughout and now includes an epilogue that brings the reader up to date in the fast-changing field of Maya decipherment.

Synopsis:

Among the more exciting advances to be described are: the discovery of the specific Maya language and sophisticated grammar used by the ancient scribes on stone monuments and painted vases;

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-300) and index.

About the Author

Michael D. Coe is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Yale University. His books include The Maya, Mexico, Breaking the Maya Code, Angkor and the Khmer Civilization, and Reading the Maya Glyphs. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut.

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ISBN:
9780500281338
Author:
Coe, Michael D.
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Author:
Coe, Michael D.
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
History
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Central America
Subject:
Mayas
Subject:
Antiquities
Subject:
Mayan languages
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
Mexico Antiquities.
Subject:
Central America Antiquities.
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Archaeology-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Revised Edition
Series Volume:
RP-576
Publication Date:
19991001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.12x6.14x.76 in. .97 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Michael Coe's classic inside story of one of the major intellectual breakthroughs of our time--the last great decoding of an ancient script--has been updated throughout and now includes an epilogue that brings the reader up to date in the fast-changing field of Maya decipherment.
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