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Maguey - Artes de México


Maguey. The maguey—silent witness to Mexico’s transformations—holds the key to its own cultivation, the use of each of its parts, and how and where it is consumed. These pages reveal the secrets of this paradigmatic plant, its distillation and its presence in the arts.

Written by: Fernando Benítez, Sonia Corcuera de Mancera, Francisco de Castro, Dominique Dufétel, Antonio García Cubas, Leovigildo Islas, Manuel Payno, Jesús Salinas Pedraza. Coord.: Dominique Dufétel.

Bilingual edition (Spanish and English).