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Planet taco : a global history of Mexican food / Jeffrey M. Pilcher.

Author/Creator:
Pilcher, Jeffrey M., 1965-
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 292 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Cooking, Mexican -- History.
Cooking, Mexican -- Social aspects -- History.
Food habits -- Mexico -- History.
Ethnicity -- Mexico.
Tacos -- History.
Mexican Americans -- Food -- History.
Sovereignty -- Social aspects -- Mexico -- History.
Globalization -- Social aspects -- History.
Contents:
Introduction: A Tale of Two Tacos
Part I. Proto-Tacos
Maize and the Making of Mexico
Burritos in the Borderlands
Part II. National Tacos
From the Pastry War to Parisian Mole
The Rise and Fall of the Chili Queens
Inventing the Mexican American Taco
Part III. Global Tacos
The First Wave of Global Mexican
The Blue Corn Bonanza
Conclusion: The Battle of the Taco Trucks.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 268-282) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the James Samuel Blank Fund.
Contributor:
James Samuel Blank Fund.
ISBN:
0199740062
OCLC:
781680667
Publisher no.:
99952071248
Web link:
The James Samuel Blank Fund Home Page
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