Download e-book for kindle: Alcohol in Latin America: A Social and Cultural History by Gretchen Pierce,Áurea Toxqui

By Gretchen Pierce,Áurea Toxqui

ISBN-10: 0816530769

ISBN-13: 9780816530762

ISBN-10: 0816536570

ISBN-13: 9780816536573

Aguardente, chicha, pulque, vino—no subject even if it’s distilled or fermented, alcohol both brings humans jointly or pulls them aside. Alcohol in Latin America is a sweeping exam of the deep explanation why. This booklet takes an in-depth examine the social and cultural historical past of alcohol and its connection to greater procedures in Latin the US. utilizing a portray depicting a tavern as a metaphor, the authors discover the disparate teams and participants imbibing as an advent to their research. In so doing, they demonstrate how alcohol construction, intake, and rules were intertwined with the heritage of Latin the US because the pre-Columbian era.

Alcohol in Latin America is the 1st interdisciplinary research to check the historical function of alcohol throughout Latin the US and over a vast time span. Six locations—the Andean sector, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, and Mexico—are obvious during the disciplines of anthropology, archaeology, artwork heritage, ethnohistory, heritage, and literature. geared up chronologically starting with the pre-colonial period, it gains 5 chapters on Mesoamerica and 5 on South the United States, every one concentrating on a variety of features 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 issues, might be greater understood, Alcohol in Latin America indicates the historical impression of alcohol construction and intake within the quarter and the way it really is in detail hooked up to the bigger forces of history.

Show description

Read Online or Download Alcohol in Latin America: A Social and Cultural History PDF

Best spirits books

Concepts in Wine Technology: Small Winery Operations, 3rd by Yair Margalit PDF

Following the big, decade-long good fortune of his best-selling vineyard know-how and Operations, actual chemist and winemaker Yair Margalit comes out with the successive, strategies in Wine know-how, totally up-to-date and revised to fulfill the advances of recent winemaking. one of the prolonged themes are fermentation, epidermis touch, acid stability, phenolics, bottling, using oak and qc.

Download e-book for kindle: Le vin pour ceux qui n'y connaissent rien (French Edition) by Ophelie Neiman,Guillaume Long

Vous restez muet comme une carpe devant un verre de vin ? Apprenez à parler du vin, à le marier et surtout, à l'aimer (avec modération ! ). " Que pensez-vous de ce vin ? ", " Quels sont les forms de vins que vous aimez ? " A moins d'être un beginner averti, il y a citadel à parier que vous aurez des difficultés à répondre à ces questions.

Aaron Knoll's Gin: The Art and Craft of the Artisan Revival PDF

Gin introduces the reader to the worldwide artisan gin revolution, highlighting the spirit’s historical past and the ways in which today’s craft drinks-makers have reworked the proposal of what a gin can and may be. New Gins are hitting the marketplace likely on a daily basis. This publication may help the reader make experience of this fast growth, and contextualize them inside of gin’s illustrious historical past from the Renaissance apothecaries of Europe, to the streets of London, to the small neighborhood distilleries and cocktail bars of the USA, Canada, England, Spain, Australia and past.

Vietnamese food and wine pairing: With recommendations for by Alfredo de la Casa PDF

Welcome to Pairing wine with Vietnamese meals, the last word advisor in the event you need to make the main of consuming wine with Vietnamese meals! during this booklet you can find the fundamentals approximately wine and meals pairing, to then movement into the details of the global presented Vietnamese food. After having lived numerous years in Vietnam, the writer, nonetheless residing in Ho Chi Minh urban, and a member of the Society of Wine Educators, will take you thru the details of the most well-liked Vietnamese dishes and which wines won't in simple terms swimsuit them, yet even improve the event of either consuming the dish and having fun with wine.

Additional resources for Alcohol in Latin America: A Social and Cultural History

Example text

Download PDF sample

Alcohol in Latin America: A Social and Cultural History by Gretchen Pierce,Áurea Toxqui


by Jeff
4.1

Rated 4.39 of 5 – based on 21 votes
Posted In CategoriesSpirits