By Gretchen Pierce,Áurea Toxqui
Alcohol in Latin America is the 1st interdisciplinary research to ascertain the old position of alcohol throughout Latin the US and over a extensive time span. Six locations—the Andean quarter, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, and Mexico—are obvious throughout the disciplines of anthropology, archaeology, paintings historical past, ethnohistory, background, and literature. prepared chronologically starting with the pre-colonial period, it gains 5 chapters on Mesoamerica and 5 on South the United States, each one targeting quite a few facets of a dozen other kinds of beverages.
An in-depth examine how alcohol use in Latin the US can function a lens in which race, type, gender, and state-building, between different themes, could be larger understood, Alcohol in Latin America exhibits the ancient impression of alcohol construction and intake within the area and the way it truly is in detail hooked up to the bigger forces of history.
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