Tequila: Pulque’s Friend, Cousin, Usurper?
Posted by Deborah Toner in Consuming Authenticities on September 1, 2015
My route into the history of alcohol in Mexico took me through pre-Columbian, colonial and nineteenth-century history, so for me, this area of research has always been synonymous with pulque, the alcoholic beverage that predominated throughout this long time period. But, whenever I introduce myself as a historian of alcohol in Mexico, the first word […]
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