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AM205 bibliography


I have given the shelf marks for all items held by the library at the time that this bibliography was compiled. ‘SLC’ means the item is a photocopy located only in one of the yellow folders in SLC, the short loan collection. ‘Arts Periodicals’ means the item is located in one of the journals held on the third floor of the library. ‘Social Science Periodicals’ are on the fifth floor. ‘Store’ means the item is in the library stores. To access it contact the staff in SLC. ‘Online’ means the item is available only in electronic format, but remember that number of items are available both in hard copy and electronically. If you are uncertain how to locate any of these items please ask at the library information desk. Copies of many of the books will also be in SLC; if one of the books in this bibliography is not in SLC and you think it should be, please contact me and I will raise the matter with the library.



Abarca, Meredith, Voices in the Kitchen: Views of Food and the World from Working Class Mexican and Mexican American Women, Texas A&M University Press (2006).

Acosta, José de, The Natural and Moral History of the Indies, various translations: E123.A4 and G 161.H2

Adams, Robert M., ‘Early Civilizations, Subsistence, and Environment’, in Jesse Jennings and E. Adamson Hoebal (eds) Readings in Anthropology, McGraw-Hill (NY, 1966), pp. 44-57 HC9000.J3

Adamson, Alan, Sugar Without Slave: The Political Economy of British Guiana, 1838-1904, Yale University Press (1972) HK736.A3

Albert, Bill (ed.), Crisis and Change in the International Sugar Economy: 1860-1914 (Norwich, 1984) HP 917.C7

Albert, Bill (ed.), The World Sugar Economy in War and Depression, 1914-40 (London, 1988) HY 2401.7.W6

Albert, Bill, An Essay on the Peruvian Sugar Industry, 1880-1922 (Norwich, 1976) qto HP 7917.A5

Allen, Stewart, The Devil's Cup: Coffee, the Driving Force in History (Edinburgh, 2001) HD 5200.A5

Alonso, Ana María, 'Conforming Disconformity: 'Mestizaje', Hybridity and the Aesthetics of Mexican Nationalism', Cultural Anthropology, vol. 19:4 (2004).

Alvarez, Robert, Mangos, Chiles, and Truckers: The Business of Transnationalism, University of Minnesota Press (Minneapolis, 2005) HP6310.A5

Andrade, Joaquím Pedro de, ‘Cannibalism and Self-Cannibalism’, Brazilian Cinema, R. Johnson and R. Stam (eds). SLC

Andrade, Mario de, Macunaíma (London, 1985 [1928]) PQ9697A7

Andrade, Oswaldo de, ‘Anthropophagite Manifesto’, Art in Latin America: The Modern Era, 1820-1980 (London, 1989) N6502A3

André, María Claudia, ed., Chicanas and Latin American women writers exploring the realm of the kitchen as a self-empowering site, Edwin Mellen Press (2002).

Appadurai, Arjun, ‘How to Make a National Cuisine: Cookbooks in Contemporary Indian’, Comparative Studies in Society and History, vol. 30 (1988) Social Science Periodicals

Appelbaum, Nancy, ‘Whitening the Region: Caucano Mediation and ‘Antioqueño Colonization in Nineteenth-Century Colombia’, Hispanic American Historical Review, vol. 79:4 (1999) Arts Periodicals

Archetti, Eduardo, Guinea Pigs: Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador (Oxford, 1997) SF401.G8

Arens, William, The Man-Eating Myth, Oxford University Press (New York, 1979) HD5200.A7

Arnott, Margaret L. (ed.), Gastronomy: the Anthropology of Food Habits, Monton (The Hague, 1975) HD5200.G2

Aron, Jean-Paul, ‘The Art of Using Leftovers: Paris, 1850-1900’, Food and Drink in History (London, 1979) TX 353.F6

Artes de México: Los Espacios de la cocina Mexicana, vol. 36 (1997) Arts Periodicals

Asturias, Miguel Angel, Men of Maize PQ7499A7

Ayala, César, American Sugar Kingdom: The Plantation Economy of the Spanish Caribbean, University of North Carolina Press (1999) HP6517A9

Aykroyd, W. R., Sweet Malefactor: Sugar, Slavery and Human Society, Heinemann (London, 1967). HP917.A9

Barker, Francis, Peter Hulme, and Margaret Iverson (eds), Cannibalism and the Colonial World, Cambridge University Press (1998) HD5200C2

Bauer, Arnold, ‘Millers and Grinders: Technology and Household Economy in Meso-America’, Agricultural History, vol. 64:1 (1990), pp. 1-17. Store

Beals, Ralph, and Evelyn Hatcher, ‘The Diet of a Tarascan Village’, América Indígena, vol. 3 (1943). SLC

Belasco, Warren, and Roger Horowitz, eds. Food Chains: From Farmyard to Shopping Cart. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.

Bellei, Sergio, ‘Brazilian Anthropology Revisited’, in Barker, Francis, Peter Hulme, and Margaret Iverson (eds), Cannibalism and the Colonial World, CUP (1998) HD5200C2

Benítez-Rojo, Antonio, ‘Nicolás Guillén and Sugar’, Callaloo, no. 3 (1987) online

Berenzon Gorn, Boris, ‘Historia y cocina: las fronteras de lo efímero’, Historia y universidad: Homenaje a Lorenzo Mario Luna, ed. Enrique González González (Mexico, 1996) SLC

Bergad, Laird, Coffee and the Growth of Agrarian Capitalism in Nineteenth-century Puerto Rico, Princeton University Press (Princeton, 1983) HP6419.7.B3

Bergad, Laird, ‘Towards Puerto Rico’s Grito de Lares: Coffee, Social Stratification, and Class Conflict, 1828-1868’, HAHR, 60:4 (1980). Arts Periodicals

Bergamo, Ilarione da, Daily Life in Colonial Mexico (Norman, 2000) F1211.I5

Bergquist, Charles, Coffee and Conflict in Colombia, 1886-1910, HP7119.7.P2

Berkhofer, Robert The White Man’s Indian: Images of the American Indian from Columbus to the Present, Vintage (New York, 1979), pp. 6-12 E98.P4

Boucher, Philip, Cannibal Encounter: Europeans and Island Caribs, 1492-1763, Johns Hopkins Press (1992) F2001B6

Bourdieu, Pierre, Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste , Harvard University Press (Cambridge, 1984), HC6600.B6

Brandes, Stanley, Staying Sober in Mexico City, University of Texas Perss (Austin, 2002) HF2363.B7

Bruman, Henry, Alcohol in Ancient Mexico (Salt Lake City, 2000) F1219.3.A42

Bryant, Carol A, Anita Courteney, Barbara Mankesberry and Cathleen DeWalt, The Cultural Feast: An Introduction to Food and Society, West Publishing Company (St. Paul, 1985) TX353.C8

Bunzel, Ruth, ‘The Rôle of Alcoholism in Two Central American Cultures’, Psychiatry, vol. 3 (1940), pp. 361-87. SLC

Burnett, John, Liquid Pleasures: A Social History of Drinks in Modern Britain, Routledge (London, 1999) HD5211.B8

Butler, Barbara, Holy Intoxication to Drunken Dissipation: Alcohol among Quichua Speakers in Otavalo, Ecuador, University of New Mexico Press (Albuquerque, 2006) F2230.2.K4

Butzer, Karl, ‘Cattle and Sheep from Old to New Spain: Historical Antecedents’, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, vol. 78:1 (1988) SLC

Camporesi, Piero, Exotic Brew: The Art of Living in the Age of Enlightenment, Polity Press (1994) GT.2853.I8

Camporesi, Piero, The Magic Harvest: Food, Folklore and Society, Polity Press (1993) HD5225.C28

Caravelle: Cahiers du Monde Hispanique et Luso-Bresilien (vol. 71): ‘senses and tastes of Latin America’ Arts Periodicals

Carrasco, David, ‘Cosmic Jaws: We Eat the Gods and the Gods Eat Us’, Journal of the American Academy of Religion, vol. 63:3 (1995). online

Castellanos, Alfredo, Breve historia de la ganadería en el Uruguay (Montevideo, 1971?) SF196.U7

Castellanos, Rosario, ‘The Cooking Lesson’, Another Way to Be: Selected Works of Rosario Castellano, ed. and trans. By Marylyn Allgood, University of Georgia Press (Athens and London, 1990). PQ7297.C28

Castro, Eduardo Batalha Viveiros de, From the Enemy’s Point of View: Humanity and Divinity in an Amazonian Society, University of Chicago Press (Chicago, 1992) F2520.1.A77

Castro-Klarén, Sara, ‘A Genealogy for the “Manifesto 
antropófago,” or the Struggle between 
Socrates and the Caraïbe’, Nepantla: Views from South 1.2 (2000). online

Michel de Certeau, Luce Giard, and Pierre Mayol, The Practice of Everyday Life, vol. 2: Living and Cooking, trans. Timothy J. Tomasik, University of Minnesota Press (Minneapolis, 1998), chapter 5: ‘Bread and Wine’, 85-100. CB 73.I6

Charlip, Julie, Cultivating Coffee: The Farmers of Carazo, Nicaragua, 1880-1930, Ohio University Press (Athens, 2003). HP. 6819.7.C4

Clarence-Smith, William Gervase, Cocoa and Chocolate, 1765-1914 (Routledge, 2000) HP917.8.C5

Clavijero, Francisco Javier, Historia antigua de México [1780] (Mexico, 1958), vol. 1, pp. 61-82. F1219.C5 STORE

Clendinnen, Inga, Aztecs: An Interpretation, Cambridge University Press (1995) F1219.3.S6

Coatsworth, John ‘Anotaciones sobre la producción de alimentos durante el porfiriato’, Historia Mexicana, vol. 26 (1976) Arts Periodicals

Cobo, Bernade, Inca Religion and Customs (Texas, 1990) F4329.C6

Coe, Sophie and Michael, The True History of Chocolate (London, 1996) TX56024C6

Coe, Sophie, America’s First Cuisines, University of Texas Press (Austin, 1994) F12193F67

Columbus, Christopher, The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Penguin, 1969), 1493 letter E118.F6

Cox, Cat., Chocolate Unwrapped: The Politics of Pleasure (London, 1993) TX560.24.C6

Crosby, Alfred, The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492, Greenwood Press (Westport, 1972). E98.D4

Cummins, Thomas, ‘To Serve Man: Pre-Columbian Art, Western Discourses of Idolatry, and Cannibalism’, RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics, vol. 42 (2002).

Curtin, Philip The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, 1990) HY3040.C8

Dakin, Karen, and Søren Wichmann, ‘Cacao and Chocolate, An Uto-Aztecan Perspective’, Ancient Mesoamerica, vol. 11 (2000), pp. 55-75. SLC

Dalby, Andrew, Dangerous Tastes: the Story of Spices, British Museum Press (London, 2000) TX587D2

Dávila, Amparo, ‘Haute Cuisine’, Other Fires: Stories from the Women of Latin America, ed. Alberto Manguel, Picador (London, 1986). SLC

Dean, Warren, ‘The Green Wave of Coffee: The beginnings of Tropical Agricultural Research in Brazil (1885-1900)’, Hispanic American Historical Review, vol. 69 (1989) Arts Periodicals

Deerr, Noel, The History of Sugar, Chapman and Hall (London, 1950). HO917.D3

DeFrance, Susan, ‘The Sixth Toe: The Modern Culinary Role of the Guinea Pig in Southern Peru’, Food & Foodways, vol. 1 (2006). online

Diaz del Castillo, Bernal The Conquest of New Spain, Penguin (1963) F1230.D4

Dore, Elizabeth ‘Land Privatisation and the Differentiation of the Peasantry: Nicaragua’s Coffee Revolution, 1850-1920’, Journal of Historical Sociology, vol. 8:3 (1995) Social Science Periodicals

Dosal, Paul, Doing Business with the Dictators: A Political History of United Fruit in Guatemala, 1899-1944 (1993) HP6818.5

Douglas, Mary, Implicit Meanings: Essays in Anthropology (London, 1975) HC 9000.D6

Douglas, Mary, ‘Food as a System of Communication’, in In the Active Voice, Routledge & Kegan Paul (London, 1982), pp. 82-124 HC 9000.D6

Eve Duffy and Alida Metcalf, The Return of Hans Staden: A Go-between in the Atlantic World. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.

Dunn, Richard, Sugar and Slaves: The Rise of the Planter Class in the English West Indies, 1624-1713, Norton (New York, 1972) F1621.D8

Earle, Rebecca, '‘‘If You Eat Their Food . . .’: Diets and Bodies in Early Colonial Spanish America’, American Historical Review, vol. 115:3 (2010). Arts Periodicals

Earle, Rebecca, The Return of the Native: Indians and Mythmaking in Spanish America, 1810-1930, Duke University Press (Durham, 2008), Chapter 6: 'Citizenship and Civilization: The Indian Problem'. E65.E49

Eber, Christine, Women and Alcohol in a Highland Maya town, University of Texas Press (Austin, 2000) F1221.T9

Ellis, Keith, ‘Images of Sugar in English and Spanish Caribbean Poetry’, Ariel: A Review of International English Literature, vol. 24:1 (1993) SLC

Ely, Roland, Cuando Reinaba su Magestad el Azúcar (Buenos Aires, 1963) HP6517 E5

Enloe, Cynthia, ‘Carmen Miranda on my Mind: International Politics of the Banana’, Bananas, Beaches and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics, University of California Press (Berkeley, 1989) JD195.E6

Esquival. Laura, Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Instalments, with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies (1992) PQ7297.E8

Fajans, Jane, 'The Chemistry of Identity: Cooking up a New View of a Nation', Brazilian Food: Race, Class and Identity in Regional Cuisines, Berg (London, 2012).

Fallow, Ben, ‘Dry Laws, Wet Politics: Drinking and Prohibition in Post-Revolutionary Yucatán, 1915-1935’, Latin American Research Review, vol. 37:2 92001) Arts Periodicals

Faminow, Merle, Cattle, Deforestation, and Development in the Amazon: An Economic, Agronomic, and Environmental Perspective, CAB International Publishers (Wallingford, 1998). SF196.A42.F53

Farb, Peter, and George Armelagos, Consuming Passions: the Anthropology of Eating, Washington Square Press (1980) HD5200.F2

Fernández-Aceves, María Teresa, ‘Once We Were Corn Grinders: Women and Labor in the tortilla Industry of Guadalajara, 1920-1940’, International Labor and Working-Class History, No. 63 (2003) online

Ferrero, Sylvia, ‘Comida Sin Par: Consumption of Mexican Food in Los Angeles; ‘Foodscapes’ in a Transnational Consumer Society’, Food Nations: Selling Taste in Consumer Societies, Warren Belasco and Philip Scranton (eds), Routledge (London, 2002). HP912.F6

Few, Martha, ‘Chocolate, Sex, and Disorderly Women in Late-Seventeenth and Early-Eighteenth-Century Guatemala’, Ethnohistory 52:4 (2005), pp. 673-687. online

Fieldhouse, Paul, Food and Nutrition: Customs and Culture (2nd edn, London, 1996).

Fisher, Mary Frances Kennedy, The Art of Eating, Vintage Books (New York, 1976) TX633.F4

Florescano, Enrique, Precios de maiz, crisis agrícola HP6316F5

Folch, Christine, ‘Fine Dining: Race in Prerevolution Cuban Cookbooks’, Latin American Research Review, vol. 43 (2008). Arts Periodicals

Font, Mauricio, ‘Labor System and Collective Action in a Coffee Economy: São Paulo’, in Coffee, Society and Power in Latin America, William Roseberry, Lowell Gudmundson, and Mario Samper (eds), Johns Hopkins Press (Baltimore, 1995) HP7019.7.C6

Font, Mauricio, ‘Coffee Planters, Politics and Development in Brazil’, Latin American Research Review, vol. 22:3 (1987) Arts Periodicals

Font, Mauricio, Coffee, Contention, and Change in the Making of Modern Brazil, Basil Blackwell (Oxford, 1990). HP7419.7.F6

Forrest, Beth Marie and April Najjaj, ‘Is Sipping Sin Breaking Fast? The Catholic Chocolate Controversy and the Changing World of Early Modern Spain’, Food and Foodways, vol. 15 (2007). online

Forsyth, Donald, ‘Three Cheers for Hans Staden: the Case for Brazilian Cannibalism’, Ethnohistory, vol. 32:1 (1985) SLC

Foster, Nelson, and Linda S. Cordell, eds. Chilies to Chocolate: Food the Americas Gave the World. Tucson: University of Arizona Press (Tuscon, 1992). SB185.C4

Friedander, Judith, Being Indian in Hueyapan: A Study of Forced Identity in Contemporary Mexico (New York, 1975) HC9063.F7

Frundt, Henry, Fair Bananas!: Farmers, Workers, and Consumers Strive to Change an Industry, University of Arizona Press (Tucson, 2009).

Fussell, Betty, The Story of Corn, Knopf (New York, 1992) SB191.62.F8

Gage, Thomas, Travels in the New World (Norman, 1958) F1211.G2

Gallagher, Catherine and Stephen Greenblatt, ‘The Potato in the Materialist Imagination’, Practicing New Historicism, University of Chicago Press (Chicago, 2000). SLC

Gallego, José-Andrés, ‘El abastacimiento de México, 1761-1786: semejanzas y diferencias entre la Nueva España y la España Europea’, Revista de Indias, vol. 57 (1997) Arts Periodicals

Galloway, J. H., The Sugar Cane Industry, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, 1989). HP917.G2

García Alvarez, Alejandro, ‘Santo, seña y ruta histórica del plátano hasta Cuba’, Revista de Indias, vol. 59:221 (2001) Arts Periodicals

García Bernal, Manuela Cristina, ‘Desarrollo indígena y ganadero en Yucatán’, Historia Mexicana vol. 43 (1994) Arts Periodicals

Garner, Richard, ‘Price Trends in Eighteenth-Century Mexico’, Hispanic American Historical Review, vol. 65 (1985) Arts Periodicals

Garrard-Burnett, Virginia, ‘Indians are Drunks and Drunks are Indians: Alcohol and Indigenismo in Guatemala, 1890-1940’, Bulletin of Latin American Research, vol. 19:3 (2000) Arts Periodicals

Gayol, Sandra, ‘Ebrios y divertidos: la estrategia del alcohol en Buenos Aires, 1860-1900’, Siglo XIX, no. 13 (1993) SLC

Gilmore, John, The Poetics of Empire: A Study of James Grainger’s ‘The Sugar Cane’ (2000) PR3499.A7

Glenn, Kathleen M., ‘Postmodern Parody and Culinary-Narrative Art in Laura Esquivel's ‘Como agua para chocolate’, Chasqui, Vol. 23:2 (1994), pp. 39-47. online

Goody, Jack, Cooking, Cuisine and Class (Cambridge, 1982) TX 651.G6

Goody, Jack, Food and Love: A Cultural History of East and West, Verso (London, 1998) HD5200.G6

Grandjean, Pernette, and Jean-Christian Tulet, ‘Le Café, Culture Exemplaire du Brésil’, Caravelle, no. 75 (2000) Arts Periodicals

Grossman, Lawrence, The Political Ecology of Bananas: Contract Farming, Peasants and Agrarian Change in the Eastern Caribbean (Chapel Hill, 1998) HP6418.5 G7

Gruzinski, Serge, ‘La Mere Dévorante: Alcoolisme, Sexualité et Déculturation chez les Mexicas (1500-1550)’, Cahiers des Amériques Latines, vol. 20 (1979) Arts Periodicals

Gudmundson, Lowell, ‘Firewater, Desire and the Militiamen’s Christmas Eve in San Gerónimo, Baja Verapaz, 1892’, Hispanic American Historical Review 84:2 (2004) Arts Periodicals

Gudmundson, Lowell, ‘Peasant, Farmer, Proletariat: Class Formation in a Small Coffee Economy, 1850-1950’, Hispanic American Historical Review, vol. 69 (1989) Arts Periodicals

Guerra y Sánchez, Ramiro, Sugar and Society in the Caribbean: An Economic history of Cuban Agriculture (New Haven, 1964 [1927]) HP6511.G8

Guy, Donna, Argentine Sugar Politics: Tucumán and the Generation of Eighty (Tucson, 1979) HP7619.G8

Hall, Basil, Extracts from a Journal Written on the coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico in the Years 1820, 1821, 1822 2 vols (Edinburgh, 1824), vol. 1, selections in SLC

Harner, Michael, ‘The Ecological Basis for Aztec Sacrifice’, American Ethnologist, vol. 4 (1977) online

Harner, Michael, ‘The Enigma of Aztec Sacrifice’, American Museum of Natural History, vol. 86:4 (1977) SLC

Harris Marvin, The Sacred Cow and the Abominable Pig: Riddles of Food and Culture, Simon & Schuster (New York, 1985) TX357.H2

Hasse, Geraldo, The Orange: A Brazilian Adventure, 1500-1987: The Story of the Brazilian Citrus Industry, from the Colonial Gardens of the 16th Century to the Processing Plants and Juice Exporters of the Modern Era, Duprat and Iobe (Ribeirão Preto, 1987) qto HP7418.5.O7

Hastorf, Christine, ‘The Changing Approaches to Maize Research’, in History of Latin American Archaeology, ed. Augusto Oyuela-Caycedo, Avebury (Aldershot, 1994). SLC

Hernández Palomo, José Jesus, El aguardiente de caña en México, CSIC (Seville, 1974). HP6317.H3

Herrera Tejada, Clara, ‘Cuando el maíz llora. . . El maíz como alimento en un pueblo maya-quiché (Guatemala)’, Revista de Indias, vol. 47 (1987) Arts Periodicals

Holloway Thomas H., Immigrants on the Land : Coffee and Society in São Paulo, 1886-1934 (University of North Carolina Press (Chapel Hill, c1980). F2631.H6

Honor, Hugh, This New Golden Land N6501.H6

Hulme, Peter, Colonial Encounters: Europe and the Native Caribbean, 1492-1797 (Methuen, 1986) F2177.H8

Ibsen, Kristine, ‘On Recipes, Reading and Revolution: Post Boom Parody in Como agua para chocolate’, Hispanic Review, vol. 63:2 (1995). Arts Periodicals

James, Allison, ‘How British is British Food?’, Food, Health and Identity, ed. Pat Caplan, Routledge (London, 1997). TX 357.F6

Jamieson, Ross, ‘The Essence of Commodification: Caffeine Dependencies in the Early Modern World’, Journal of Social History, vol. 35:2 (2001). Arts Periodicals

Jiménez, Michael, ‘At the Banquet of Civilisation: The Limits of Planter Hegemony in Early-Twentieth-Century Colombia’, Coffee, Society and Power in Latin America, eds. William Roseberry, Lowell Gudmundson and Mario Samper Kutschbach (Baltimore, 1995) HP7019.7.C6

Katzew, Ilona (ed.), New World Orders. Casta Painting and Colonial Latin America, Americas Society (New York, 1996) ND1312.L2

Kendall, Ann, Everyday Life of the Incas (London, 1973), ‘Food and Drink’, pp. 39-44 F3429K3

Kennedy, Diana, The Essential Cuisines of Mexico (New York, 2000) TX716.K3

Keremitsis, Dawn, ‘Del metate al molino: la mujer mexicana de 1910 a 1940’, Historia Mexicana, vol. 33:3 (1983) Arts Periodicals

Kutzinski, Vera, Sugar’s Secrets: Race and the Erotics of Cuban Nationalism University of Virginia Press (1993) PQ7378.K8

LaFeber, Walter, Inevitable Revolutions: The United States in Central America, W.W. Norton (1984) F.1436.7.L2

Lang, James, Notes of a Potato Watcher, A&M University Press (College Station, 2001). SB211.P8.L36

Langer, William L., ‘American Foods and Europe's Population Growth 1750–1850’, Journal of Social History, 8:2 (1975), pp. 51–66 arts periodicals

Langley, Lester and Thomas D. Schoonover, The Banana Men: American Mercenaries and Entrepreneurs in Central America, 1880-1930, University of Kentucky Press (Lexington, 1995) F2178.U6 (store)

Laudan, Rachel, ‘The Birth of the Modern Diet’, Scientific American, Aug. 2000 SLC

Lawless, Cecelia, ‘Cooking, Community, Culture: A Reading of Like Water for Chocolate’, Recipes for Reading: Community, Cookbooks, Stories, Histories, ed. Anne Bower, University of Massachusetts Press (Amherst, 1997). online

Lemoine, Maurice, Bitter Sugar: Slaves Today in the Caribbean, Banner Press (Chicago, 1985) HM.9641.7.L3

Leonardi, Susan, ‘Recipes for Reading: Summer Pasta, Lobster à la Riseholme, and Key Line Pie’, PMLA 104 (1989). online

Lestringant, Frank, Cannibals: The Discovery and Representation of the Cannibal from Columbus to Jules Verne, University of California Press (Berkeley, 1997) PQ1451C26

Lockard, Joe, ‘‘Sugar Realism’ in Caribbean Fiction’, Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies (1995) Arts Periodicals

Lockhart, James, and Stuart Schwartz, Early Latin America: A History of Colonial Spanish America and Brazil (Cambridge, 1983) F1410.L6

Long, Janet (ed.), Conquista y Comida. Consecuencias del encuentro de dos mundos, UMAN (Mexico City, 1997) TX716.C6

López Austin, The Myths of the Opossum: Pathways of Meso-American Mythology (Albuquerque, 1993) F1219.3.R38

López-Rodríguez, Miriam, ‘Cooking Mexicanness: shaping national identity in Alfonso Arau's Como agua para chocolate’, Reel food: essays on food and film, ed. Anne Bower, Routledge (London, 2004) PN 3229.F6

Lucier, Richard, The International Political Economy of Coffee: From Juan Valdez to Yank’s Diner Praeger (Westport, 1988) HP919.7.L8

Lyon, G.F., Journal of a Residence and Tour in the Republic of Mexico, 2 vols (1971) F1213.l

MacCameron, Robert, Bananas, Labor and Politics in Honduras, 1954-1963, Syracuse University (Syracuse, 1983) HM 6768.M23

Murdo MacLeod, ‘Cacao’, The Cambridge World History of Food, eds. Kenneth Kiple and Kriemhild Coneè Ornelas, 2 vols., Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, 2000), vol. 1. TX353.C2

Madureira, ‘Lapses in Taste: ‘Cannibal-tropicalist’ Cinema and the Brazilian Aesthetic of Underdevelopment’, in Barker, Francis, Peter Hulme, and Margaret Iverson (eds), Cannibalism and the Colonial World, Cambridge University Press (1998) HD5200C2

Mancall, Peter, Deadly Medicine: Indians and Alcohol in Early America (Ithaca, 1995) E98.L7

Mandrell, James, ‘Carmen Miranda Betwixt and Between, or, Neither Here Nor There’, Latin American Literary Review, vol. 29:57 (2001) Arts Periodicals

Maqueo Castellanos, Eusebio, ‘La persecución del alcoholismo’, Algunos problemas nacionales (Mexico, 1910) SLC

Marquardt, Steve, ‘Pesticides, Parakeets and Unions in the Costa Rican Banana Industry, 1938-1962’, Latin American Research Review, vol. 37:2 (2001) Arts Periodicals

Martel, H. E., ‘Hans Staden's Captive Soul: Identity, Imperialism, and Rumors of Cannibalism in Sixteenth-Century Brazil’, Journal of World History 17.1 (2006) 51-69 Arts Periodicals

Martínez, Victoria, ‘Como Agua Para Chocolate’: A Recipe for Neoliberalism’, Chasqui, Vol. 33:1 (2004), pp. 28-41 online

McFarlane, Anthony, ‘The Rebellion of the Barrios’, Hispanic American Historical Review, vol. 69 (1989) Arts Periodicals

McNeill, William H., ‘How the Potato Changed the World's History’, Social Research 1999 66(1): 67–83. online

Melville, Elinor, A Plague of Sheep: Environmental Consequences of the Conquest of Mexico, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, 1994) SF.375.72.M3

Menchú, Rigoberta, I Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala, Verso (1984) F1465.M3

Mennell, Stephen, All Manners of Food, Basil Blackwell (Oxford, 1985). GT 2853 G7

Merrill, William, Rarámuri Souls: Knowledge and Social Progress in Northern Mexico (1988) F1221.T25

Miller, Simon, ‘The Mexican Hacienda between the Insurgency and the Revolution: Maize Production and Commercial Triumph on the Temporal’, Journal of Latin American Studies, vol. 16 Arts Periodicals

Mintz, Sidney, ‘Sweet, Salt and the Language of Love’, MLN, vol. 106 (1991) SLC

Mintz, Sidney, Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History (New York, 1985) HP917M4

Mintz, Sidney, Tasting Food, Tasting Freedom: Excursions into Eating, Culture, and the Past. Beacon Press (Boston, 1996) TX 357.M4

Montaigne, Michel de, ‘On Cannibals’, in Complete Essays, Penguin (London, 1995) PQ1642.E5

Morales, Edmundo, The Guinea Pig: Healing, Food and Ritual in the Andes (Tucson, 1995) F2230.1.D65

Morineau, Michel, ‘The Potato in the Eighteenth Century’, Food and Drink in History, eds. Robert Forster and Orest Ranum (London, 1979) TX 353.F6

Murcott. Anne (ed.) The Sociology of Food and Eating (Aldershot, 1983) TX353.S6

McNeil, Cameron, ed., Chocolate in Mesoamerica, University of Florida Press (Gainsville, 2006). F1435.3.F7

Nieto Arteta, Luis, El cafe en la sociedad colombiana, Ediciones la sogar al cuello (Bogotá, 1971) HP7119.3.N4

Norton, Marcy, ‘Tasting Empire: Chocolate and the European Internalization of Mesoamerican Aesthetics’, American Historical Review, vol. 111:3 (2006). Arts Periodicals

Norton, Marcy, Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures: A History of Tobacco and Chocolate in the Atlantic World, Cornell University Press (Ithaca, 2008).

Novo, Salvador, Cocina mexicana o Historia gastronómica de la Ciudad de Mexico, Editorial Porrúa (Mexico, 1993) TX 641.N6

Nunn, Nathan, and Nancy Qian, ‘The Potato's Contribution to Population and Urbanization: Evidence from a Historical Experiment’, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 126 (2011).

Orozco, José, ‘Gabriel Espíndola Martínez: Tequila Master’, in The Human Tradition in Latin America, Jeffrey Pilcher (ed) (Wilmington, 2003) F1407.H8

Ortiz de Montellano, Bernard, ‘Aztec Cannibalism: An Ecological Necessity?’, Science, vol. 200:4342 (1978) SLC

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There are many interesting websites maintained by chocolate manufacturers, coffee producers, etc. Use your search engine.


Carmen Miranda: Bananas is My Business, directed Helena Solberg, 1994

Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francês [How Tasty was my Little Frenchman], directed Nelson Pereira dos Santos, 1971.

Like Water for Chocolate, directed Alfonso Arau, 1993.

Macunaíma, directed Joaquim Pedro de Andrade, 1969.