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Cracking the Maya code [videorecording] /
a Nova production in association with Night Fire Films and ARTE France ; written and directed by David Lebrun ; produced for Nova and narration by Sarah Holt ; produced by Rosey Guthrie and David Lebrun ; edited by Nathan Hendrie, David Lebrun, and Eric Marin.
edition
Widescreen
imprint
[Boston] : WGBH Educational Foundation : WGBH, 2008.
description
1 videodisc (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1593758359, 9781593758356
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Boston] : WGBH Educational Foundation : WGBH, 2008.
isbn
1593758359
9781593758356
standard identifier
783421425897
publisher #
WG42589
contents note
1. The forgotten Maya temples -- 2. A hidden history -- 3. Political roadblock -- 4. Child's play -- 5. Cultural revelations.
general note
Based on the book, Breaking the Maya code, by Michael D. Coe.
Special features: Printable materials for educators; access to the Nova web site; closed captions; described for the visually impaired.
performer
Narrated by Jay O. Sanders.
abstract
The ancient Maya civilization of Central America left behind an intricate and mysterious hieroglyphic script carved on monuments and painted on pottery and bark books. This program highlights the ingenious breakthroughs that cracked the code, unleashing a flood of dramatic new insights about the ancient civilization.
language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
catalogue key
6934063
technical details
DVD, region 1, 16:9 anamorphic presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC.
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School Library Journal, November 2008
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