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Cover of: Que vivan los tamales! by Jeffrey M. Pilcher
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Cover of: Que vivan los tamales! by Jeffrey M. Pilcher

Que vivan los tamales!
food and the making of Mexican identity

Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English.

First Sentence

The first thing Aztec women did when preparing a festival, according to the Spanish priest Bernardino de Sahagún, was to make lots of tamales.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction 1
1 The People of Corn: Native American Cuisine 7
2 The Conquests of Wheat: Culinary Encounters in the Colonial Period 25
3 Many Chefs in the National Kitchen: The Nineteenth Century 45
4 The Tortilla Discourse: Nutrition and Nation Building 77
5 Replacing the Aztec Blender: The Modernization of Popular Cuisine 99
6 Apostles of the Enchilada: Postrevolutionary Nationalism 123
7 Recipes for Patria: National Cuisines in Global Perspective 143
Epilogue 163
Notes 167
Glossary 203
Select Bibliography 207
Index 227

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-225) and index.

Series Diálogos, Diálogos (Albuquerque, N.M.)


Dewey Decimal Class 394.1/0972
Library of Congress TX716.M4 P54 1998

The Physical Object

Pagination x, 234 p. :
Number of pages 234

ID Numbers

Open Library OL698773M
ISBN 10 082631872X, 0826318738
LC Control Number 97046508
Library Thing 1143927
Goodreads 182169 2224895


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