Zapotec Science: Farming and Food in the Northern Sierra of Oaxaca Roberto J. González

ISBN: 9780292728318

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328 pages


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Zapotec Science: Farming and Food in the Northern Sierra of Oaxaca  by  Roberto J. González

Zapotec Science: Farming and Food in the Northern Sierra of Oaxaca by Roberto J. González
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Zapotec farmers in the northern sierra of Oaxaca, Mexico, are highly successful in providing their families with abundant, nutritious food in an ecologically sustainable fashion, although the premises that guide their agricultural practices would beMoreZapotec farmers in the northern sierra of Oaxaca, Mexico, are highly successful in providing their families with abundant, nutritious food in an ecologically sustainable fashion, although the premises that guide their agricultural practices would be considered erroneous by the standards of most agronomists and botanists in the United States and Europe.

In this text, Roberto Gonzalez convincingly argues that in fact Zapotec agricultural and dietary theories and practices constitute a valid local science, which has had a reciprocally beneficial relationship with European and United States farming and food systems since the 16th century.



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