Parution : A Thematic Bibliography of Ancient Maya Writing

A Thematic Bibliography of Ancient Maya Writing
A Thematic Bibliography of Ancient Maya Writing


  • Houston, Stephen D. (19..-…. ; anthropologue). Éditeur scientifique
  • Nelson, Zachary. Éditeur scientifique

Stephen D. Houston serves as Jesse Knight Professor of Anthropology at Brigham Young University, where he has taught since 1994. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and earned his Ph.D. at Yale University.

Zachary Nelson is an honors graduate of BYU and holds an M.A. in anthropology from the same institution. He is currently completing his doctorate at Pennsylvania State University.


A Thematic Bibliography of Ancient Maya Writing is an extensive index of published research on Maya writing. It provides a road map through the overwhelmingly large volume of literature on the subject. Those interested in Maya writing will find it an essential tool for research.

The bibliography is organized by topic to allow the scholar or student to search out specific subjects. The book is divided into nine sections: “Discovery,” “Principles of Decipherment,” “Nature of Maya Writing,” “Time,” “History,” “Supernaturals,” “Objects,” “Sites,” and “Maya Languages and People.” The very earliest studies as well as the most recent research are included. The bibliography also offers an author index to help readers more readily access bibliographic entries.

A Thematic Bibliography of Ancient Maya Writing serves as a companion work to the recently published Decipherment of Ancient Maya Writing, by Stephen Houston, Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos, and David Stuart. Together, these works provide scholars with a key resource for understanding the great intellectual adventure of glyphic decoding.


Informations pratiques

  • Éditeur : University Station Provo, Utah : Research Press, Brigham Young University
  • Date de parution : 2001
  • Description matérielle : 1 vol. (X-250 p.) ; 28 cm.
  • Annexes : Bibliogr. Index
  • ISBN 978-0-934893-62-6


  • Absent à la BnF (en 2022)
  • Absent en France

Olivier Jacquot

Chargé de la valorisation et des données de la recherche > Coordination de la recherche > Délégation à la Stratégie et à la recherche > Bibliothèque nationale de France

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