Guadalajara: Editorial Universidad de Guadalajara, 2022. First edition. Hardcover. 200p., maps, color plates, photos, tables, bibl, boards. New. Item #193186
"La grana de Autlán" is an extensive study on the history of Autlán, Mexico, particularly focusing on the cultivation of pigments from cochineals and how it shaped the economic and social trajectory of the region. The work also explores the physical characteristics of the Autlán valley during pre-Hispanic times and upon the arrival of the Spanish, and provides in-depth information on the various groups that inhabited the lands. Additionally, it examines the encomienda system, evangelization, and economic production in the area during colonialism.