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Schele, Linda

Overview
Works: 224 works in 378 publications in 5 languages and 9,120 library holdings
Genres: History  Catalogs  Conference proceedings  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Interviewee
Classifications: F1435.3.K55, 972.01
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Most widely held works by Linda Schele
A forest of kings : the untold story of the ancient Maya by Linda Schele ( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 2,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: Using data from art and archaeology, this book provides the public with the first glimpse of the just-deciphered history of the Classic Maya. A retelling of the doings of kings and conquerors in Central America more than 1,000 years ago
The blood of kings : dynasty and ritual in Maya art by Linda Schele ( Book )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By making full use of the progress in deciphering the Maya hieroglyphic code, this examines the world and minds of the creators of Maya art, including a look at the Maya calendar
The code of kings : the language of seven sacred Maya temples and tombs by Linda Schele ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Since the early 1970s, Linda Schele and Peter Mathews have done pioneering work in the decipherment of the hieroglyphs that cover the surfaces of Maya ruins. Schele and Mathews were pivotal in discovering the Maya use of these hieroglyphs to cover their public spaces with the story of their history and belief system; and over the past twenty-five years, the two authors have been at the center of the work to translate the language of these public spaces, work that has constituted one of the most exciting intellectual adventures of the century." "All of their work culminates in The Code of Kings, an extraordinary guided tour through the lost civilization of the Maya, using as a prism seven buildings renowned for their beauty and sacred power. The seven sites - three in present-day Mexico, three in Guatemala, and one in Honduras - contain all the elements the ancient Maya considered necessary to charge a building with religious and political meaning. They represent the range of the Maya experience." "The Code of Kings is for readers of every level of expertise. The text discusses each building in progressively greater detail, moving from general to specific, so that readers may choose the amount of information they desire. An in-depth but succinct introduction gives a marvelous overview of Maya history and culture, end notes provide the scholarly background to the authors' interpretations while adding more detailed information, and a time line and glossary of gods and supernaturals serve as quick reference tools."--BOOK JACKET
Maya cosmos : three thousand years on the shaman's path by David A Freidel ( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
preserve their most sacred beliefs into modern times. In Maya Cosmos, the authors draw upon translations of sacred texts and histories spanning thousands of years to tell us a story of the Maya, not in our words but in theirs. At the heart of this extraordinary world was the myth of Creation, as enduring and persuasive as any from the Old World. Recorded in stone texts and illustrated on pottery vessels, in books, and in stone at many ancient sites is the narrative of
Hidden faces of the Maya by Linda Schele ( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maya glyphs, the verbs by Linda Schele ( Book )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mirror, the rabbit, and the bundle : "accession" expressions from the Classic Maya inscriptions by Linda Schele ( Book )
8 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bodega of Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico by Linda Schele ( Book )
7 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die unbekannte Welt der Maya : das Geheimnis ihrer Kultur entschlüsselt by Linda Schele ( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in German and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The proceedings of the Maya Hieroglyphic Workshop by Maya Hieroglyphic Workshop at Texas ( )
in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edgewalker a conversation with Linda Schele ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A conversation with Linda Schele, looking at her life and her studies of Maya art, hieroglyphics and civilization
Notebook for the ... Maya Hieroglyphic Workshop at Texas ( )
in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notebook for the Maya Hieroglyphic Writing Workshop at Texas by Linda Schele ( Book )
11 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una selva de reyes : la asombrosa historia de los antiguos mayas by Linda Schele ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El cosmos maya : tres mil años por la senda de los chamanes by David A Freidel ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rostros ocultos de los Mayas by Linda Schele ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notebook for the Maya Hieroglyphic Writing Workshop at Texas ( )
in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The proceedings of the Maya Hieroglyphic Weekend by Maya Hieroglyphic Weekend ( )
in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Voices in the stones ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Linda Schele of the University of Texas takes Bill Kurtis to Copán, Honduras, and back more than 1,000 years into the pre-Columbian culture of the Maya
Una foresta di re by Linda Schele ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Schele, Linda
Schele, Linda Richmond 1942-1998
Languages
English (123)
Spanish (10)
German (8)
Italian (2)
Polish (1)
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