Women and Alcohol in a Highland Maya Town...

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Author  Christine Eber
Publisher  University of Texas Press
Publication Date   November 1, 2000
ISBN  0292721048
Pages  344

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This pioneering ethnography looks at women and drinking in the Highland Chiapas, Mexico, community of San Pedro Chenalhó to address the issues of women's identities, roles, relationships, and sources of power. In a new epilogue, Christine Eber describes how events of the last decade, including the Zapatista uprising, have strengthened women's resolve to gain greater control over their lives by controlling the effects of alcohol in the community.

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