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When a Number System Loses Uniqueness: The Case of the Maya - Bibliography

Pedro J. Freitas (Universidade de Lisboa) and Amy Shell-Gellasch (Beloit College)

[1] Ascher, M., Before the Conquest, Mathematics Magazine, Vol. 65, No. 4, Oct., 1992, pp. 211-218.

[2] Cooke, R., The History of Mathematics: A Brief Course, 2nd ed., Wiley-Interscience, John Wiley & Sons, 2005.

[3] Katz, V. J., A History of Mathematics: An Introduction, 3rd ed., Addison-Wesley, 2009, p. 270.

[4] Morley, S. G., An Introduction to the Study of the Maya Hieroglyphs, 57, Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office, 1915. Also available from Google Books.

[5] Maya Info: Ring and Serpent Dates in the Dresden Codex,

[6] Mundo Maya: Mayan Codices,

[7] The Maya Astronomy Page: Maya Calendar,

[8] Maya Exploration Center,

Related articles in Convergence:

Maya Calendar Conversions, by Ximena Catepillan and Waclaw Szymanski (2010)

Maya Cycles of Time, by Sandra Monteferrante (2007)