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Glyphers : deciphering Mayan society (Linda Schele)

Author: Marcia AlvarLinda ScheleJim PeaseUWTV (Television station : Seattle, Wash.)University of Washington. Office of News and Information.All authors
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : UW Video Production, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Linda Schele, Professor of Art, University of Texas at Austin, and co-author of Maya Cosmos: 3000 Years on the Shaman's Path. Professor Schele tells how she first became involved in her study of the Maya and her involvement in deciphering the Mayan glyphs. They discuss how the stories and events told by the glyphs have redefined or disproved our previous conceptions of the Mayan  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Television interviews
Nonfiction television programs
Television series
Interviews
Named Person: Linda Schele
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marcia Alvar; Linda Schele; Jim Pease; UWTV (Television station : Seattle, Wash.); University of Washington. Office of News and Information.; University of Washington. Video Productions.
OCLC Number: 496120886
Notes: Title from cassette label.
"Upon reflection #1014"--Cassette label.
Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment of Upon reflection.
Performer(s): Host, Marcia Alvar.
Description: 1 videocassette (27 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Linda Schele
Upon reflection (Television program)
Responsibility: [UWTV] ; produced in cooperation with University News & Information, University of Washington ; director/editor, Jim Pease.

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Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Linda Schele, Professor of Art, University of Texas at Austin, and co-author of Maya Cosmos: 3000 Years on the Shaman's Path. Professor Schele tells how she first became involved in her study of the Maya and her involvement in deciphering the Mayan glyphs. They discuss how the stories and events told by the glyphs have redefined or disproved our previous conceptions of the Mayan society. They also discuss the processes involved in deciphering the glyphs.

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