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

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Subject: Cooking, Mexican > History.
Cooking, Mexican > Social aspects > History.
Ethnicity > Mexico.
Food habits > Mexico > History.
Globalization > Social aspects > History.
Mexican Americans > Food > History.
Sovereignty > Social aspects > Mexico > History.
Tacos > History.

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  • ISBN: 9780199908486 (e-book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (311 pages) : illustrations, maps
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-282) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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 -- Glossary.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.

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