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Kitchenspace : women, fiestas, and everyday life in central Mexico / Maria Elisa Christie ; foreword by Mary Weismantel.

Author/Creator:
Christie, Maria Elisa.
Publication:
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 308 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long series in Latin American and Latino art and culture.
Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long series in Latin American and Latino art and culture
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Subjects:
Fasts and feasts -- Mexico.
Kitchens -- Mexico.
Mexico -- Social life and customs.
Social networks -- Mexico.
Women -- Mexico -- Social conditions.
Contents:
Foreword: At the kitchen table / Mary Weismantel
Preface
Acknowledgments
A taste of three places
Introduction
Points of departure
Women of the circle
Xochimilco: "Short on days to celebrate our fiestas"
Ocotepec: "Not letting the city eat this town up"
Tetecala: "Here mangos used to be like gold"
Kitchenspace narratives
Women of Tetecala: "You have to be ingenious in the kitchen!"
Women of Xochimilco: "It is better for the pots to awaken upside down"
Women of Ocotepec: "We used to have a lot of pigs"
Food for thought
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-294) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Lachs-Adler Family Endowed Fund for Collection Development.
Contributor:
Lachs-Adler Family Endowed Fund for Collection Development.
ISBN:
9780292717947 (alk. paper)
0292717946 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
173299122