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Title: The Decipherment of Linear B
Author: Chadwick, John
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 1990
Paperback; ISBN: 9780521398305
Volumes: 1; Pages: 173
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Fascinating details of the religious and economic history of an ancient pre-Hellenic civilization are revealed in this celebrated account of the decipherment of Linear B from Mycenaean Greek in the 1950s.ContentsIllustrationsPreface1. Michael Ventris2. The Minoan scripts3. Hopes and failures4. Birth of a theory5. Growth and development6. The decipherment and the critics7. Life in Mycenaean Greece8. ProspectsPostscriptAppendixIndex.