Eating & Being. The Gastronomic Roots of Mexico
130 Pages
English

Eating & Being. The Gastronomic Roots of Mexico

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Pre-Hispanic man accorded food a central place and a vital importance in his culture. Products such as maize, beans, squash, cacao, and chili have their origins in Mesoamerica and form part of the cultural heritage of humanity. This catalogue, published in connection with the exhibition Eating and Being: The Gastronomic Roots of Mexico, seeks to honor the link between foods and the lives of human beings.

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Published 01 February 2013
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EAN13 9786078187355
License: All rights reserved
Language English

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Table of contents


Presentation

MAN, FOOD, AND THE GODS
Chicomecoatl
Tlaloc
The God of Maize

RITES AND OFFERINGS


CROP CULTIVATION

COMMERCE AND TRADE

FOOD VARIETY

PROCESSING OF FOODS

FOODS AND DISHES IN THE PRE-HISPANIC WORLD
Meals for the Commoners
Meals for the Nobles and Lords
Ceremonial Foods

LOS FOODS AND DEATH

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