Download e-book for kindle: Eating Puerto Rico: A History of Food, Culture, and Identity by Cruz Miguel Ortíz Cuadra

By Cruz Miguel Ortíz Cuadra

ISBN-10: 1469608820

ISBN-13: 9781469608822

ISBN-10: 1469629976

ISBN-13: 9781469629971

on hand for the 1st time in English, Cruz Miguel Ortiz Cuadra's magisterial heritage of the meals and consuming behavior of Puerto Rico unfolds into an exam of Puerto Rican society from the Spanish conquest to the current. every one bankruptcy is situated on an iconic Puerto Rican meals, from rice and cornmeal to beans, roots, herbs, fish, and meat. Ortiz indicates how their construction and intake connects with race, ethnicity, gender, social category, and cultural appropriation in Puerto Rico.
Using a multidisciplinary strategy and a sweeping array of resources, Ortiz asks even if Puerto Ricans particularly nonetheless are what they ate. even if judging by way of a bunch of social and monetary factors--or via the meals as soon as eaten that experience now disappeared--Ortiz concludes that the character of everyday life in Puerto Rico has skilled a sea change.

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