Food culture in Mexico
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Food culture in Mexico by Janet Long

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English


  • Food habits -- Mexico,
  • Food preferences -- Mexico,
  • Dinners and dining -- Mexico,
  • Cookery, Mexican,
  • Nutrition -- Mexico,
  • Mexico -- Social life and customs

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-189) and index

StatementJanet Long-Solís and Luis Alberto Vargas
SeriesFood culture around the world
ContributionsVargas, Luis Alberto
LC ClassificationsGT2853.M6 L66 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17146423M
ISBN 10031332431X
LC Control Number2004025907

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