Here, you’ll find a list of reliable resources on the Maya, the Americas, Archaeology and Anthropology.
- Recommended Books on the Maya
- Other Books on the Americas
- Books on Archaeology
- Books on Anthropology
Recommended Books on the Maya
Robert Sharer and Loa Traxler
2005 The Ancient Maya. Stanford University Press.
2004 Ancient Maya: The Rise and Fall of a Rainforest Civilization. Cambridge University Press.
2015 The Maya. Thames and Hudson
2002 Ancient Maya Women. AltaMira Press
Michael D. Coe and Mark Van Stone.
2005 Reading the Maya Glyphs. Thames and Hudson
Michael D. Coe,
2011 Breaking the Maya Code. Thames and Hudson
Simon Martin and Nikolai Grube
2000 Chronicle of the Maya Kings and Queens: Deciphering the Dynasties of the Ancient Maya. Thames and Hudson
1985 The Popul Vuh. Touchstone
Mary Ellen Miller and Megan E. Neil
2014 Maya Art and Architecture. Thames and Hudson
Linda Schele and Mary Ellen Miller,
1986 The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art, Kimbell Art Museum
Andrea Stone and Marc Zender
2011 Reading Maya Art: A Hieroglyphic Guide to Ancient Maya Painting and Sculpture. Thames and Hudson
Michael Coe and Justin Kerr
1997 The Art of the Maya Scribe. Thames and Hudson
Other Books on the Americas
Susan Toby Evans
2013 Ancient Mexico and Central America: Archaeology and Culture History. Thames and Hudson.
2011 The Aztecs. Blackwell Publishing.
2000 The Aztecs. Thames and Hudson.
2013 Mexico. Thames and Hudson
2013 The True History of Chocolate. Thames and Hudson
2006 Textiles of Central and South America. The Crowood Press.
2002 The Incas. Blackwell Publishing
2012 The Incas and their Ancestors: The Archaeology of Peru. Thames and Hudson
Books on Archaeology
2010 World Prehistory: A Brief Introduction. Prentice Hall.
Colin Renfrew and Paul Bahn
2011 Archaeology Essentials: Theories, Methods and Practice. Thames and Hudson
Books on Anthropology
1996 The Forest Within: The World-View of the Tukano Amazonian Indians, Themis Books
Pamela Moro and James Myers
2012 Magic, Witchcraft and Religion: A Reader in the Anthropology of Religion. McGraw Hill
Rebecca Stein and Phillip Stein
2010 The Anthropology of Religion, Magic and Witchcraft. Prentice Hall
Conrad Phillip Kottak
2013 Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology. McGraw Hill