Planet Taco

A Global History of Mexican Food
Author(s): 
Pilcher, Jeffrey M.
ISBN: 
9780199740062
Date published: 
October 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£17.99

Planet Taco examines the historical struggles between globalization and national sovereignty in the creation of "authentic" Mexican food. By telling the stories of the "Chili Queens" of San Antonio and the inventors of the taco shell, it shows how Mexican Americans helped to make Mexican food global.