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Astronomy and Science

Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico, Anthony F. Aveni, Univ of Texas Press.
Stairways to the Stars : Skywatching in Three Great Ancient CulturesAnthony Aveni, John Wiley & Sons.
Empires of Time : Calendars, Clocks, and Cultures, Anthony F. Aveni, Kodansha.
Conversing With the Planets: How Science and Myth Invented the Cosmos, Anthony Aveni, Kodansha.
Cycles of the Sun, Mysteries of the Moon: The Calendar in Mesoamerican Civilization, Vincent H. Malmstrom, Univ. Texas Pr.
Star Gods of the Maya: Astronomy in Art, Folklore, and Calendars, Susan Milbrath, Univ. of Texas Press.

The Maya

The Maya (Ancient Peoples and Places) Michael D. Coe, Thames & Hudson.
The Bird Who Cleans the World: And Other Mayan Fables, Victor Montejo, Curbstone Press.
Voices from Exile: Violence and Survival in Modern Maya History, Victor Montejo, Univ. Oklahoma Press.
The Lords of Tikal: Rulers of an Ancient Maya City, Peter D. Harrison, Thames & Hudson.
Ancient Civilizations of the Aztecs and Maya: Chronicles from National Geographic,
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Fred L. Israel (Editors), Chelsea House.
The World of the Ancient Maya, John S. Henderson , Cornell Univ. Press.
The Ancient Maya, Robert J. Sharer, Stanford Univ. Press.
Breath on the Mirror: Mythic Voices & Visions of the Living Maya, Dennis Tedlock, Univ. New Mexico Pr.
Popol Vuh: The Mayan Book of the Dawn of Life, Dennis Tedlock (Translator), Touchstone Books.
An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya,
Mary Miller, Karl Taube, Thames and Hudson.
A Forest of Kings: The Untold Story of the Ancient Maya, Linda Schele, Quill.
Aztec and Maya Myths, Karl Taube, Univ. Texas Press.
The Code of Kings: The Language of Seven Sacred Maya Temples and Tombs,
Linda Schele, Peter Mathews, Justin Kerr (Photographer), Scribner.
The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art,
Linda Schele, Mary Ellen Miller, Justin Kerr (Photographer), George Braziller.
Maya Cosmos : Three Thousand Years on the Shaman's Path,
David Freidel, Linda Schele, Joy Parker, Justin Kerr (Photographer), Quill.
The Art of the Maya Scribe, Michael D. Coe, Justin Kerr (Photographer), Harry N, Abrams.
Painting the Maya Universe: Royal Ceramics of the Classic Period,
Dorie Reents-Budet, Linda Schele, Duke Univ. Pr.
Album of Maya Architecture, Tatiana Proskouriakoff, Univ. Okla. Pr.
Rio Azul: An Ancient Maya City, Richard E. W. Adams, Univ. Okla. Pr.
The Conquest of the Last Maya Kingdom, Grant D. Jones, Stanford Univ. Pr.
Atlas of Ancient America, Michael Coe, Dean Snow, Elizabeth Benson, Checkmark Books.
Breaking the Maya Code, Michael D. Coe, Thames & Hudson.
A Catalog of Maya Hieroglyphs (The Civilization of the American Indian Series, Vol 62),
J. Eric S. Thompson, George E. Stuart, Univ. Okla. Press.
Understanding Maya Inscriptions: A Hieroglyph Handbook, John F. Harris, Stephen K. Stearns, Univ. Penn. Press.
Mexico: From the Olmecs to the Aztecs, Michael D. Coe, Thames & Hudson.
At the Edge of the World: Caves and Late Classic Maya World View, Karen Bassie-Sweet, Univ. Oklahoma Pr.
Daily Life in Maya Civilization, Robert J. Sharer, Greenwood Pub. Grp.
The War for the Heart & Soul of a Highland Maya Town, Robert S. Carlsen, David Carrasco, Univ. Texas Press.
Amazon Travel Books


An Archaeological Guide to Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula
Joyce Kelly, Jerry Kelly (Photographer), Univ of Oklahoma Press.
Archaeological Mexico: A Traveler's Guide to Ancient Cities and Sacred Sites, Andrew Coe, Moon Pubs.
Adventure Guide to the Yucatan: Including Cancun & Cozumel, Bruce Conord, June Conord, Hunter Pub.
Ancient Mexico : Aztec, Mixtec, and Maya Landscapes (Touring North America),
George E. Stuart, Winfield Swanson, Rutgers Univ. Press.
Fodor's 2000 Cancun, Cozumel, Yucatan Peninsula, Fodor Travel Pub.
Yucatan Peninsula Handbook, Chicki Mallan, Moon Pubs.
Cancun and the Riviera Maya, Caroline Vien, Alain Theroux, Alain Legault, Ulysses Book and Map.
The Cenotes of the Riviera Maya. Steve Gerrard .
Baedeker's Mexico
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