Florescano traces the spread of the worship of the Plumed Serpent, and the multiplicity of interpretations that surround the god, by comparing the Palenque inscriptions, the Vienna Codex, the "Historia de los Mexicanos," the "Popul Vuh," and numerous other texts.

The Myth of Quetzalcoatl 2002, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801871016

Revised edition

Trade paperback

The Myth of Quetzalcoatl 1999, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801859991