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Published: 18 October 2012

320 Pages | 46 halftones


ISBN: 9780199740062

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Planet Taco

A Global History of Mexican Food

Jeffrey M. Pilcher

  • Reveals the historical origins of the taco, the Mexican-American invention of the fast-food taco, surfers as pioneers of global Mexican, how Corona beer conquered the world, and when the Margarita was supersized.
  • Author is respected expert on the history of Mexican food and speaks to a wide variety of non-academic audiences.