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Author Pilcher, Jeffrey M., 1965-
Title Planet taco : a global history of Mexican food / Jeffrey M. Pilcher.
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  TX716.M4 P543 2012    DUE 02-28-15
  
Description xv, 292 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 268-282) and index.
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 -- Glossary.
Subject 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.
ISBN 0199740062 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780199740062 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 781680667