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Tatiana Proskouriakoff: Interpreting the Ancient Maya
Date of Review: 
K. A. Dixon
Choice, of the Association of College and Research Libraries

This intimate biography of a revered scholar in Mayan studies describes the problems and pleasures of archaeological fieldwork, the organization of research, and the personalities of well-known archaeologists...Rich in details about Proskouriakoff's work and her personal life, the book is derived from her diary, correspondence, and interviews with colleagues, friends, and family; the author herself had talked with Proskouriakoff while assisting her in museum studies. The book will attract general readers and anyone interested in the ancient Maya.