Bibliography of favorite books on the Maya
used by Jay Hersh, author of the novel
Mundo Maya: Revenge of the Jaguar King

Below is a list of some of the books I used in my research of the Art, Architecture, History and Culture of the Maya. This is not a comprehensive list, these were just the ones that were most helpful and enjoyable to me. There are many other fine books written about the Maya worth reading. Enjoy, The Author.

Selected Bibliography

[1] The Maya, Michael D. Coe, copyright 1999, ISBN 0-500-28066-5

[2] An Illustrated Dictionary of The Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya, Mary Miller and Karl Taube, copyright 1993 ISBN 0-500-27928-4

[3] Star Gods of the Maya, Susan Milbrath, copyright 1999, ISBN 0-292-75226-1

[4] Alfred Maudslay and the Maya: A Biography, Ian Graham, copyright 2002, ISBN 0-8061-3450-X

[5] Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. 1, John L. Stephens, ISBN 0-486-20926-1

[6] Reading the Maya Glyphs, Michael D. Coe and Mark Van Stone, copyright 2001, Thames and Hudson, ISBN 0-500-05110-0

[7] A Forest of Kings, Linda Schele and David Freidel, copyright 1990, William Morrow and Co.

[8] The Code of Kings, Linda Schele and Peter Mathews, copyright 1998, Simon and Schuster, ISBN 0-684-80106-X

[9] Chronicle of the Maya Kings and Queens, Simon Martin and Nikolai Grube, copyright 2000, Thames and Hudson, ISBN 0-500-05103-8

[10] The Blood of Kings, Linda Schele and Mary Ellen Miller, copyright 1986, George Braziller Inc., ISBN 0-8076-1159-X

[11] Art of the Maya, Henri Stierlin, copyright 1981, Rizzoli International Publications, ISBN 0-8478-0368-6

[12]“Handbook to Life in the Ancient Mayan World.”, Foster, Lynn V., 2002, Facts on File, Inc., ISBN 978-0-1951-8363-4

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