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Eating NAFTATrade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico$
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Alyshia Gálvez

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780520291805

Published to California Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520291805.001.0001

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People of the Corn

People of the Corn

(p.27) 2 People of the Corn
Eating NAFTA

Alyshia Gálvez

University of California Press

Chapter 2 explores Mexico’s ancestral cuisine and the ways that it has come to enjoy a moment of high prestige and appreciation in the global food marketplace in the last few years. The chapter discusses the question of ownership over the food traditions of Mexico and the ways that Mexican food has come to occupy a prominent place in elite, global food circles.

Keywords:   Cuisine, Cultural patrimony, Cultural appropriation, Foodways, Mexican food

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