Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food

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As late as the 1960s, tacos were virtually unknown outside Mexico and the American Southwest. Within fifty years the United States had shipped taco shells everywhere from Alaska to Australia, Morocco to Mongolia. But how did this tasty hand-held food--and Mexican food more broadly--become so ubiquitous? In Planet Taco, Jeffrey Pilcher traces the historical origins and evolution of Mexico's national cuisine, explores its incarnation as a Mexican American fast-food, shows how surfers became global pioneers of Mexican food, ...

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Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food
2017, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190655778

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Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food
2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

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Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food
2012, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199740062

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