Christine Eber Essays
The Cause and the Cure: Rum’s Paradoxical Role in Pedrano Life College
Women and Alcohol in a Highland Maya Town
“K’op, the Tzotzil word for both problem and prayer, recalls rum’s dialectical role in both causing and healing imbalances” (Eber 135). In the Highland Chiapas of southern Mexico, Pedranos live in a vicious cycle of drinking rum to forget their...