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  • Food in World Historyby Jeffrey M. Pilcher

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 35.95

    Providing a comparative and comprehensive study of culinary cultures and consumption throughout the world from ancient times to present day, this book examines the globalization of food and explores the political, social and environmental implications of our changing relationship with food. Including numerous case studies from diverse societies and... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Food Historyby Jeffrey M. Pilcher

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 49.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Food History places existing works of food history in historiographical context, crossing disciplinary, chronological, and geographic boundaries, while also suggesting new routes for future research. The twenty-seven essays in this book are organized into five basic sections: historiography and disciplinary approaches as well... more...

  • Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernityby Jeffrey M. Pilcher

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 37.00

    Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity is a revealing probe into the life and times of Mario Moreno, Latin America's most famous film star from the 1940s to the 1970s. This book helps to illuminate the social and cultural history of twentieth-century Mexico. Cantinflas (Moreno's film persona) was the most popular movie star in Mexican history.... more...

  • The Human Tradition in Mexicoby Jeffrey M. Pilcher

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 33.00

    The Human Tradition in Mexico is a book of real-life stories of Mexicans throughout more than 250 years of the country's history. This text does not focus on presidents, generals, and other well-known figures, but rather on the ordinary individuals who faced challenges common to all Mexicans of their generation. Editor Jeffrey M. Pilcher uses these... more...

  • Food in World Historyby Jeffrey M. Pilcher

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    The second edition of this concise survey offers a comparative and comprehensive study of culinary cultures and food politics throughout the world, from ancient times to the present day. It examines the long history of globalization of foods as well as the political, social, and environmental implications of our changing relationship with food, showing... more...

  • Planet Tacoby Jeffrey M. Pilcher

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Planet Taco examines the historical struggles between globalization and national sovereignty in the creation of "authentic" Mexican food. By telling the stories of the "Chili Queens" of San Antonio and the inventors of the taco shell, it shows how Mexican Americans helped to make Mexican food global. more...

  • On the Borderby Andrew Grant Wood; María S. Arbeláez; Daniel D. Arreola; Juan Cabeza de Baca; Vincent Cabeza de Baca; Travis Du Bry; Josiah McC. Hayman; Víctor Manuel Macías-González; Jeffrey M. Pilcher; Eric Michael Schantz; Lawrence D. Taylor; Paul Vanderwood; Devra Weber

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 38.00

    A stunningly beautiful backdrop where cultures meet, meld, and thrive, the U.S.–Mexico borderlands is one of the most dynamic regions in the Americas. On the Border explores little-known corners of this fascinating area of the world in a rich collection of essays. Beginning with an exploration of mining and the rise of Tijuana, the book examines... more...

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