Chocolate in Ancient Mesoamerica
The complete history of cacao, from bean to beverage
For the true lovers of knowledge and chocolate, this course details the use and value of cacao in ancient Mesoamerica. I will provide you with concrete knowledge of the process of cacao production in ancient times, as well as an understanding of its importance in elite Mesoamerican culture and its role in expansion and trade. You will feel more informed, smarter, and appreciative of local and organic trade. Best of all, you will be an expert in this aspect of Mesoamerican history.
Catherine holds a Master's degree in Mesoamerican Art History from the University of Texas at Austin and has travelled to over 30 Mesoamerican sites and a dozen museums.
She has lived in Mexico and Panama and traveled through Guatemala and Honduras.
She speaks English, Spanish and Dulegaya (an indigenous dialect of Panama), and is a constant learner of Mayan and Central Mexican languages.
She has a passion for teaching and loves sharing what she learns with others.
When she is not learning or teaching, she is probably spending time with her husband and their pets, Oakley and Willow.
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This course is being offered for FREE until the 5th of May, 2019. Register today and keep the course forever!