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Eating Puerto Rico - a book by Cuadra, Cruz Miguel Ortíz

Eating Puerto Rico

A History of Food, Culture, and Identity

Eating Puerto Rico( )
Author: Cuadra, Cruz Miguel Ortíz
Series title:Latin America in Translation/en Traducción/em Tradução Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of North Carolina Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $47.50
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Available for the first time in English, Cruz Miguel Ortiz Cuadra's magisterial history of the foods and eating habits of Puerto Rico unfolds into an examination of Puerto Rican society from the Spanish conquest to the present. Each chapter is centered on an iconic Puerto Rican foodstuff, from rice and cornmeal to beans, roots, herbs, fish, and meat. Ortiz shows how their production and consumption connects with race, ethnicity, gender, social class, and cultural appropriation in...
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