THE AGAVE LANDSCAPE AND THEANCIENT TEQUILAMANUFACTURING INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES a Mexican Cultural Landscape proposal
Ignacio Gómez Arriola / Dr. Francisco Javier López Morales
National Institute of Anthropology and History
Introduction:The Mexican Indicative List forUNESCO
Our country is currently promotingthe acknowledgment of new sitesthat involve a novel way ofconceiving and appreciating thefundamental testimonial thatMexico has contributed to worldculture. The 23 selected sitesgroup a set of cultural and naturalassets with the likelihood of beingincluded on UNESCO’s WorldHeritage List.
incorporatespatrimonial categories thatare not over-represented suchas sites holding both, culturaland natural value, culturallandscapes, the industrialpatrimony, heritage from the XX century and culturalitineraries.