The Last Saltmakers of Nexquipayac, Mexico

An Archaeological Ethnography
Volume 92
Jeffrey R. Parsons


In the 1980s, a few traditional saltmakers were still manufacturing several kinds of salt in the eastern Valley of Mexico. This in-depth study of the methodology of this dying craft includes a comparative study of pre-industrial saltmaking around the world and considers the implications of this knowledge for future archaeological research.

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