Tequila A Natural and Cultural History

ISBN-10: 0816519382

ISBN-13: 9780816519385

Edition: 2004

Authors: Gary Paul Nabhan, Ana G. Valenzuela-Zapata, Ana G. Valanzuela-Zapata

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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Publication date: 3/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 113
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 0.220
Language: English

He is a prize-winning author & naturalist, lives in Tucson, where he is director of conservation biology at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum & cofounder of Native Seeds/Search.

List of Illustrations
Preface: A Handful of Dreams Opened up to the Sun
Introduction: Tequila Hangovers and the Mescal Monoculture Blues
Distilling the Essences, Blending Two Worlds
Mescal de Tequila: The Mexican-American Microcosmos
The Wild Origins and Domestication of Mescal de Tequila
Tillers and Tale-Tellers: The Agrarian Tradition of Jimadores
Out of the Fields, into the Fire: Tradition and Globalization
When the Epidemic Hit the King of Clones
Landscape and Pueblo: Putting Tequila in Place
Dreaming the Future of Tequila
A Mescalero's Lexicon
Common Names for Mescal-Producing Agaves in Spanish Dialects and Indigenous Languages Spoken in "Mega-Mexico"
Agave Species Domesticated Prehistorically for Food, Fiber, Hedge, or Beverage Uses by Indigenous Communities
Species Description of Cultivated Agave Species Historically Used in the Tequila Industry
Literature Cited
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